In an area where many families live in homes without running water or telephone service, where nearly one-third of the children live in poverty, and proper skills training and education seem out of reach, building a better life for the next generation can seem impossible. For the | Read more >
Our new resource guide, Achieving Health Equity in Promise Neighborhoods: A Resource and Implementation Guide, articulates how a focus on health equity is critical to the success of the Promise Neighborhoods program. It describes how Promise Neighborhoods have used a disciplined | Read more >
Setting targets and measuring performance can go a long way toward achieving goals. For ambitious, multi-pronged, cross-organizational, place-based initiatives like Promise Neighborhoods, target setting is critically important. It allows an organization to track progress, make | Read more >
Michael McAfee, Director, Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink
Promise Neighborhoods in Canada? Why not?!
Daphne Bramham’s profile of Michael McAfee in the Vancouver Sun today shows that reducing poverty is simple, though it does require hard work.
"Poverty is a big | Read more >
We know many grantees spend a lot of time on the topic of neighborhood surveys. Collecting data through a neighborhood survey is critical for measuring overall trends in the neighborhood throughout the initiative (not just among direct participants) and much of the information | Read more >