PNI Blog

My Inspiration for Graduates: Jeremy Lin

My Inspiration for Graduates: Jeremy Lin

04 Jun 2012 |

Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink Director Michael McAfee had a few words of inspiration for graduates in the Huffington Post:

Need Inspiration for Your Graduate? Start With the Time 100 List

We all need a little graduation inspiration, especially when it can feel like Read more >

Webinar on Foster Youth: Register Today!

Webinar on Foster Youth: Register Today!

18 May 2012 |

Improving Outcomes for Transition Age Foster Youth: The Story of California Connected by 25

Date and Time:

May 24, 2012, 3:00-4:00pm EST

Moderator

Patrick Lester, VP of Social Impact, Social Solutions

Speakers

  • Teri Kook, Director of Child Welfare, Stuart Foundation
  • Wendy | Read more >
Dept of Ed Seeks Peer Reviewers for Promise Neighborhood Apps

Dept of Ed Seeks Peer Reviewers for Promise Neighborhood Apps

14 May 2012 |

From the U.S. Department of Education:

Call for Peer Reviewers for FY 2012 Promise Neighborhoods Competition

FRI, MAY 11, 2012 9:37 AM

Call for Peer Reviewers for FY 2012 Promise Neighborhoods Competition

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement | Read more >

PNI Panels, California-Style

07 May 2012 |

PNI staff are on the move! Note the dates and head to sunny (or foggy, depending) California for some Promise Neighborhoods conference love.

May 9: Deputy Director Kay Fernandez Smith will be speaking at the EdSource symposiumin Los Angeles on what schools, families, and | Read more >

Job Opportunity in Richmond, CA, with Building Blocks for Kids!

11 Apr 2012 |

Building Blocks for Kids Collaborative is searching for a Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy to join our team! Interested candidates may view the complete job description and application instructions in the attached PDF file or through our job posting on Craigslist, Read more >

Alice Thompson from Detroit Tells It Like It Is

04 Apr 2012 |

She’s clear about why Promise Neighborhoods are the best model for comprehensive community change and get around the impulse to create short-term solutions to urgent problems, rather than addressing the root causes of the issues. And she knows they’ll work to improve outcomes for | Read more >

Boyle Heights Moves Forward, Undeterred

13 Mar 2012 |

Even though they didn’t win a federal Promise Neighborhood grant this year, the Boyle Heights Promise Neighborhood in Los Angeles is moving forward with implementation.

They’ve taken stock of the hard work to be done, and are creating a strategy to improve outcomes for children and | Read more >