Join Us for Breakfast at the Aspen Institute on Oct. 4th at 8:15am
When The California Endowment wanted to evaluate the impact of their Clinic Consortia Policy and Advocacy Program (an 8-year, $18.8 million, multi-site project), they turned to Annette Gardner for help. At our Advocacy Evaluation Breakfast on Oct. 4th,
Are You Checking Out My Girl Power?
The Nike Foundation and the Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund have launched two advertising campaigns in support of women’s rights. Our friends at Oxfam International suggest that beyond the surface similarities you’ll find
Upcoming Advocacy Evaluation Breakfast on Oct. 4th, 8:15 - 9:45 AM
From 2001 to 2009, The California Endowment invested more than $18 million to support the advocacy capacity building efforts of community clinic associations across the state. At this breakfast, Dr. Annette Gardner, lead evaluator for this project,
Most of us are familiar with the use of scare tactics in American politics. Take a close look at some of the campaign ads airing right now and you’ll know what we mean. The Center for American Progress and U.S. in the World focus on these and
From Me to You
Miriam’s Kitchen works every day to tackle homelessness in the DC area by offering food and services to roughly 4,000 people each year. A tough job, certainly—but volunteers lighten the load. Among their creative strategies to engage volunteers,
WorldNetDaily is a window on a worldview your friends at the Advocacy Planning and Evaluation Program (APEP) may not, um, fully share. But advocates benefit from seeing how others (and especially opponents) frame an issue—sometimes with heart-shaped balloons, as it turns out.
Back to School
As cheating scandals continue to plague public school systems around the country, teacher performance is once again under the microscope. Here in DC, this means more talk about the system-wide IMPACT evaluation standards. But we wonder: is an