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Month: May, 2013

Laying the Groundwork for Success: Part II

May 10, 2013 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Part II: Q&A with Michael McAfee of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink In our last entry, I spoke with Michael McAfee, Senior Director at PolicyLink and Director of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink (PNI). Inspired by the successful model of the Harlem Children’s Zone, PNI supports Promise Neighborhoods—communities of opportunity centered around strong […]

Laying the Groundwork for Success

May 7, 2013 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Q&A with Michael McAfee of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink For decades, communities across the nation have struggled with determining how to tackle the complex social issues their citizens face. For nearly 40 years, the high school graduation rate in the United States has remained stagnant and issues like poverty and hunger continue to […]