Health and Wellbeing

Practical Strategies for Successfully Implementing Neighborhood and School Climate Surveys in Promise Neighborhoods

This document builds on earlier guidance—basic information on preparing and administering surveys in chapter 7 of the Measuring Performance: A Guidance Document for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Data and Reporting Results (referred to here as the Guidance Document)—as well as specific lessons learned from the experiences of Promise Neighborhood implementation grantees to provide practical guidance on how to prepare and manage high quality neighborhood and school surveys.

Supporting Place-Based Initiatives: Data-Driven Promise in the District of Columbia

NeighborhoodInfo DC supports the District of Columbia Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI) and is a partner in the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP), a peer-learning network operated by the Urban Institute. DCPNI leveraged the neighborhood information NeighborhoodInfo DC staff had complied and analyzed to inform their planning efforts. NeighborhoodInfo DC participated in working groups and shared data on crime, education, and early childhood that highlighted important issues and drove the formation of program strategies.