“What a great network of people. I loved the valuable, honest lessons shared by current and past grantees about mistakes they made or things they would do differently so that current grantees move forward more efficiently and effectively.”
"I was warmed by the high level of engagement throughout the duration of the conference. Participants, in the spirit of advancing our children, worked collectively to share strategies and assist in problem-solving critical roadblocks to success. I will not forget the conversations | Read more >
“Last week’s convening was an incredible opportunity to see how communities across the country are developing a true peer-to-peer network. Throughout the data and accountability sessions, I was thrilled to see Promise communities providing guidance on best practices, sharing tools | Read more >
“It was great to see everyone coming together, using similar language to talk about the same goals for the children and families in their neighborhoods. Participants shared challenges they were having with each other–and then told the most amazing stories of how they found | Read more >
“Wow! The Promise Neighborhoods Network is a collective force for children and families!
During our gathering last week, I was amazed to witness leaders’ unremitting commitment to achieving results on a large scale in their neighborhoods. Equally important, I felt great pride in | Read more >
“It was inspiring to be in the room during the Boys and Men of Color session as sites shared a robust range of solutions that reflect their extraordinary commitment to meet this vulnerable population’s needs. I’m looking forward to continuing the discussion during our next Black | Read more >
Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Education announced that due to the amount of funding made available under the FY 2013 continuing resolution it will be unable to hold a grant competition for the Promise Neighborhoods program this year. Communities with implementation grants | Read more >