RBA and Clear Impact Scorecard in Flint & Genesee Literacy Network

"Clear Impact Scorecard helps to keep how we're moving at the front of the conversation. The Scorecard itself, particularly in being able to tell the story behind the curve, has been critical." - Janel Jamerson, Director, Flint & Genesee Literacy Network Flint & Genessee Literacy Network offers just one of dozens of RBA and Clear Impact [...]

State Representative Diana Urban Responds to Tough RBA Criticisms

Connecticut State Representative Diana Urban knows a thing or two about how to answer tough questions on performance measurement in her state's government. Urban recently appeared on the BBC One's Sunday Politics Northern Ireland segment to address criticisms of the Results-Based Accountability framework (a.k.a Outcomes-Based Accountability in parts of the UK) and how her state is [...]

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WATCH: The Power of Asset Based Community Development and RBA

For those who were unable to attend our recent webinar, “The Power of Asset Based Community Development and Results Based Accountability for Greater Impact and Results for Children Families and Communities”, you’re in luck! We’ve recorded the webinar, and it is now available to view at your leisure below. Feel free to [...]

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An Amazing Moment in Time: Angela Glover Blackwell

Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO of PolicyLink, discusses her views on the importance of data measurement amidst the demographic shifts of the United States. She talks about why this moment in time is ripe for change, for a focus on data to get results for children and families, for Promise Neighborhoods. Blackwell emphasizes the [...]

Role of the Clear Impact Scorecard: Angela Glover Blackwell

PolicyLink founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell, discusses the necessity of tracking the achievement of goals through measurement. She talks about what makes a program a program—shared indicators and goals, and a laser-sharp focus on results. Blackwell stresses the importance of not just focusing on the science, but using an organization’s unique measurements to determine [...]

Results-Based Accountability Framework™: Michael McAfee

Dr. Michael McAfee, Director of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink, talks about the ability to implement projects at more than just a local level by utilizing the Results-Based Accountability™ Framework. McAfee discusses the use of the RBA Framework to craft larger strategies that are capable of solving larger problems and positively impacting the lives [...]

Trying Hard is Not Good Enough

Project directors from social service organizations across the country talk about the impact of Mark Friedman’s book, Trying Hard is Not Good Enough. The more strategic an approach is for positive results, the more effective it is in the implementation of programs in the social service field. He iterates that data is the most important [...]

A Focus on Results and the Role of Partners

Henrietta Munoz, Project Director for the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County in Texas, discusses the importance of partnerships in achieving goals and specifically in ensuring that partners brought to the table are active participants in achieving the organization’s goals. Munoz emphasizes the role of accountability in implementing the Results-Based Accountability™ model by [...]