Co-creating a Personal Finance Program for NYC

The Situation. Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners works to create change in the financial lives of New York City residents. They believe strongly in the need to break people out of inertia and support them to take actions – even small actions – to improve their money management skills and build a healthy personal balance sheet. […]

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Transforming California WIC Training for over 10 Years

The Situation. Early in 2001, a brilliant and devoted staff member of California WIC (Women, Infants, Children) read Jane Vella’s book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach and it spoke to him, loudly. He was looking for a way to transform California WIC’s nutrition education efforts that reached over 1.4 million women, infants and children […]

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A Creative, Collaborative, In-Depth Case Study

The Situation. New Moms had developed an innovative, research-based approach to support young mothers successfully enter the workplace. They wanted a compelling way to explore and document the struggles and successes of this promising approach. The Annie E. Casey Foundation engaged GLP to craft a comprehensive case study that would be of use to New […]

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Building the Capacity of Radio Broadcasters and Partners in Africa

The Situation. A decade ago, Farm Radio International (FRI) asked GLP to support them in the development of a new learning program for staff and volunteers of 25 radio stations across Africa. The aim was to expand and strengthen broadcasts on agriculture and food security issues. The Journey.  Based on the success, we collaborated with […]

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California Transforms Their Welfare-to-Work Programs

The Situation.  The state of California is home to one of the most influential welfare-to-work programs in the nation. The California Welfare Directors Association (CWDA) began a research-based initiative to shift from a more compliance-oriented approach to a more family-focused, goal-oriented approach.  Mathematica Policy Research invited GLP to join this multi-year effort that would require […]

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A New Online Program for Coaches and Workforce Participants

The Situation. The Larimer County Workforce Center (LCWC) is an innovative group of leaders working together to find new ways to decrease poverty in the northern Colorado area. They are leaders in the use of a new online platform that helps participant’s track in real time their goals and progress and increase dialogue between coaches […]

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