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How can a system map inform your work?

Posted by Anna Cruz on October 20, 2015

Many funders of early childhood who want to have an impact on really large numbers of children are realizing that funding individual programs isn’t enough. Instead, they have to target the systems and policies that shape early childhood programs throughout …

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Helping First 5 Show System-Level Impact

Posted by Raúl Martínez on October 14, 2015

In the last few years we have seen a lot of our clients in the early childhood field change their approach to making program and funding decisions. Many organizations are shifting from activities to outcomes as a basis for funding …

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Improving Supportive Housing for Families in Los Angeles

Posted by Joelle Greene on September 24, 2015

Being homeless is stressful for anyone. But that stress is magnified for parents who struggle to provide a safe environment for their children. One of our longstanding clients, First 5 LA, set out to support families with young children through …

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Getting Ready for Place-Based Work

Posted by Sonia Taddy-Sandino on September 18, 2015

How do organizations working on place-based initiatives even prepare to evaluate their work? On October 5th and 6th, I will join a group of evaluators, community partners, and funders from around the country to discuss the art and science of …

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Giannina Fehler-Cabral and Anna Saltzman promoted to Senior Research Associates

Posted by Harder+Company on August 19, 2015

We are delighted to share that Giannina Fehler-Cabral and Anna Saltzman were promoted to the role of Senior Research Associate. Prior to joining our firm in 2013, Giannina supported research efforts at Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Community …

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