Now is Better Than Later

Democratizing Evaluation: Lessons Learned in the Youth Development Sector

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Introduction

PART I Challenges We Must Overcome

Evaluation: Members Only

Practitioner & Evaluator: Out of Sync

A Mandate Without Purpose

Process Evaluation Requires Funding

Part II: Chicago Wears Condoms

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Final Version of the Ad Campaign for Chicago Wears Condoms

Beneath the Surface…

Part III: Two Case Studies Where We Got It Right

321 Education Foundation: The Big Impacts of Practitioner-Led Evaluation

Primary School Teacher In her Classroom in Hyderabad, India
Primary School Teacher In her Classroom in Hyderabad, India
Primary School Teacher with Her 2nd Grade Classroom in Hyderabad, India

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Youth Institute: A Participatory Approach

Conclusion

Stay Tuned…

Praxis integrates theory and practice to engage, empower, and embolden communities to be agents in the creation of their individual and collective wellbeing.