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Improving Systems and Settings: Quality Improvement in Asheville Webinar, December 13, 2011, 3 PM ET
Healthy behavior, staying in school, problem-solving skills - these are among the outcomes we all want to see in our young people. It is always encouraging to be able to point to a new mentoring initiative, a great afterschool program or a really innovative school, but to achieve community- and state-wide impact, you need to do something bigger.
Could Social Impact Bonds - where private investors fund social programs up front and get returns based on their success - change how we fund youth and family services in the United States? The White House recently partnered with the Nonprofit Finance Fund to discuss the possibilities.
Anyone who collaborates with schools on out-of-school time programs should watch what happens in Washington with Waiver 11.