PNI Blog

More On Schools: Your Questions Answered (Part III)

18 Jun 2010 | Jennifer Kennedy, Consultant

This fourth question, specifically on charter schools in the application process,will be my last post for the week on education. Again, please feel free to comment or ask additional clarifying questions using the comment function below. You can also continue to send your questions | Read more >

Paul Tough blogs about Promise Neighborhoods!

18 Jun 2010 |

This week, Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America – a book that thoughtfully researches and describes Geoffrey Canada and the Harlem Children’s Zone model - commented about the Promise Neighborhoods grant program on his book | Read more >

More On Schools: Your Questions Answered (Part II)

16 Jun 2010 | Jennifer Kennedy, Consultant

As promised, I am posting more of your questions on the involvement of schools in the application processand my answers – please feel free to comment or ask additional clarifying questions using the comment function below. You can also continue to send your questions to Read more >

More On Schools: Your Questions Answered

11 Jun 2010 | Jennifer Kennedy, Consultant

During the Promise Neighborhoods Institute webinar on June 3rd, participants asked me and the other speakers a number of great questions on the involvement of schools in the application process. I am contributing to the PNI blog to help to answer those questions.

Each day I will | Read more >

Boston public radio looks at HCZ model

Boston public radio looks at HCZ model

21 May 2010 |

Boston public radio station, WBUR, explores Boston-based participants’ experiences at the Harlem Children’s Zone Practitioners Institute – and their thoughts on what it would take to create a similar neighborhood in Boston.  A great listen!

Listen here!