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We are always learning through our work, and we seek to accelerate change more broadly by sharing our frameworks, approaches, and lessons learned.

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When the Best Offense is a Good Defense


2019

We talked to advocates and funders to better understand how they think about advocacy on the defense. We wanted to understand whether it was a distinct category of work and the degree to which there were useful frameworks and tools for evaluating it.

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Briefs / Reports
2019

Narrative change is a complex, long-term and culturally embedded strategy for driving social change, involving many different actors and activities over time. This poses challenges for measuring progress and impact. In this guide, we compiled frameworks, resources, and tools to help users conceptualize and evaluate progress toward narrative change. This is v1.0. Look for the next version in Spring of 2021.

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Briefs / Reports
2019

We talked to advocates and funders to better understand how they think about advocacy on the defense. We wanted to understand whether it was a distinct category of work and the degree to which there were useful frameworks and tools for evaluating it.

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Frameworks
2018

Philanthropic funders often invest in leadership development as a vehicle for driving social change. A common framework for characterizing these investments can help funders share their stories and learn from others.

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Briefs / Reports
2018

Evaluators can support leadership development efforts by bringing a critical eye and by applying thoughtful frameworks that are aligned with beliefs about what leadership competencies are important and how they contribute to social change. This guide was prepared to promote shared learning and enhance evaluation practice.

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