Skillman Evaluation Reports

Good Neighborhoods, Good Schools and Skillman's Strategy for Place-Based Change

Good Neighborhoods, Good Schools and Skillman's Strategy for Place-Based Change

-- By Leila Fiester, Independent Consultant

 This paper gives an overview and topline analysis of Good Neighborhoods, Good Schools, and Skillman’s strategy for place-based change, including evaluators’ findings on the successes and challenges that the Foundation encountered in that work between 2006-2011 and implications for the broader field of place-based change.

Changing the Odds for Kids (Part One): What capacity do the supports and opportunities in the six Good Neighborhoods provide for young people and what characteristics of a system are in place?

Changing the Odds for Kids (Part One): What capacity do the supports and opportunities in the six Good Neighborhoods provide for young people and what characteristics of a system are in place?

-- By The Center for Youth and Communities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

This first assessment of the systems of supports and opportunities (SOSO) informs the Foundation and its partners about availability and quality of youth development opportunities and basic services supports in the six Good Neighborhoods.