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"So What?" - SPECIAL EDITION
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Get your evaluation history right here…  

"So What?" - Your BI-Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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Big Numbers - Crunched

Some of us APEPpers are Baby Boomers, now officially outnumbered by Millennials.

"So What?" - Your BI-Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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Get your evaluation history right here…

"So What?" - Your BI-Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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Evaluation history…and sticky buns  

Please mark your calendars, DC area pastry and evaluation fans, for the next Aspen Evaluation Breakfast coming up April 29th at 8:15 AM at our One Dupont Circle NW offices

"So What?" - Your BI-Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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After the project ends

 

What happens after a project closes out? Do positive impacts endure? Do unexpected outcomes emerge?

"So What?" - Your BI-Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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Another mole digs up some crummy evaluation dirt

Our loyal readers will recall our recent reference to former employees criticizing sleazy practices and misguided impact measurement at the Wounded Warriors Project, and to insider critics of Charity Navigator’s reliance on overhead levels as an indicator of program quality.

"So What?" - Your BI-Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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Words to cringe by

We have a little crush on Vu Le, author of the usefully snarky Nonprofit with Balls blog. Like your pals at APEP, he kids because he loves. His latest post offers smart and sometimes painful definitions in this dictionary of common nonprofit terms and concepts.

"So What?" - Your Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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Aspen Evaluation Breakfast- Wrapped Up To Go:

Last week’s Aspen Evaluation Breakfast with Daniel Stid, director of the Madison Initiative at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, was worth the early rise on a chilly morning.

"So What?" - Your Weekly Guide to Advocacy With Impact 

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New Year. New Politics?

Last call for the first Aspen Evaluation Breakfast  of 2016.

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 Trans-partisan. No trans-fat.

The new year really begins on January 12, 2016 at 8:15 AM, when the intellectually and physically nourishing Aspen Evaluation Breakfast series returns.

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