"The tactical thing wasn't working" -- At a recent summit in Newark, N.J., experts on crime prevention, community organizations, Greater Newark LISC and police sat down and talked about a new era in fighting local crime.
Commercial and Economic Development, Philadelphia—A model block and other new programs offer a commercial corridor in Philadelphia’s Fishtown community a chance to shine.
Commercial and Economic Development, Pittsburgh—MetroEdge starts researching how to foster a grassroots mainstay in Pittsburgh.
Planning, Housing, Foreclosures & Vacant Property, Thinking Out Loud—More than half a dozen key LISC staff on the East Coast participated in a roundtable to discuss the effects of Hurricane Sandy and what it means for their cities and communities moving forward.
Planning, Implementing—Five big ideas for how CDCs and other local organizations can play a key role in helping their communities recover from disaster.
Planning, Housing, Foreclosures & Vacant Property, Parks, Open Space & Greening—Thanks to a program that provides a comprehensive perspective on green development, urban neighborhoods are giving a new look at saving the environment.
Thinking Out Loud—Operations for the Institute move to LISC headquarters in New York.
Boston, Planning, Healthy Residents—There are ways for local, neighborhood-based initiatives to join in the fight against global warming. In fact, some communities have already started.
Implementing, Thinking Out Loud, Washington, DC—A new book carefully chronicles what it took to build the community development field in Washington D.C.—and what it has meant for the city.
MetroEdge News—Mariachi musicians entice customers with a sampling of their songs. A salsa tasting offers passersby some fun culinary creativity. Parents and kids rest on a bench eating pina colada ice cream from a… Continue
Neighborhoods are complex systems that require many elements to work well, from decent housing and safe streets to employment opportunities, good schools, and access to shopping, health care and other services.
The LISC Institute for Comprehensive Community Development was established to advance the field of comprehensive community development, which works to address many neighborhood issue at once and in concert. Read more about the Institute.
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Program evaluation can be very complex, especially for comprehensive community initiatives, which have multiple goals, programs and implementing agencies.
In the "How to Do It" section, we've added a number of tools to help with both quantitative evaluation and qualitative evaluation, from an overview of an evaluation plan to an example of a scope of services to use to hire an evaluation consultant.
For more resources for comprehensive community development, visit How To Do It.
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