Translating a Two-Day In-Person Event to a Series of Virtual Gatherings

The Situation Over the last 5 years, GLP has facilitated bi-annual gatherings of a national network of scholars who focus on research related to poverty and family stability in the U.S. Based on the successes of this initiative, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (ACF/OPRE) selected a second cohort of […]

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Rapid Response: Preparing Financial Navigators to Serve their Communities

GLP teamed with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE) and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners (NTFP) to provide people across the U.S. with financial guidance and resources in the wake of our nation’s unprecedented crisis. The Situation COVID-19 brought with it a flood of economic hardship to families across the United States. Cities for Financial Empowerment […]

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A Free Online Course for Frontline Human Services Staff

GPDR/R (Goal Plan Do Review/Revise) is an exciting and practical new framework that takes the latest brain research on how adults behave and applies it in a human services setting to help people achieve their goals. It was created by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities with input from GLP and draws on insights about Executive skills and other aspects of brain […]

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Transferring Training to a Virtual Platform during COVID-19

The Situation  The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem (NC GAL) program equips community volunteers to serve abused and neglected children by advocating for their best interests in court. All GAL advocates are trained, supervised, and supported by program staff in each county of the state. NC GAL has been a leader in the field in […]

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Innovative Mobile-based Learning Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Situation The Vermont Office of Economic Opportunity — the State Agency responsible for the Administration of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) — was collaborating with GLP to design & facilitate in-person weatherization workshops for 100 de-centralized field staff. Then, COVID-19 happened, and all plans ground to a halt. There were a number of challenges […]

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Emotion-based Data Collection Used for Sichuan HIV Case Study

The Situation:  The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) collaborated with the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) to support important HIV and AIDS prevention projects in China. Together they worked with the high-risk group of Intravenous Drug Users (IDUs) in Deyang, as well as Commercial Sex Workers (CSWs) and University students/volunteers (UVs) in Nanchong, all in […]

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Co-Designing and Facilitating High-Level Meetings

The Situation: Global Learning Partners, (GLP) Inc. was invited to support and fortify meetings among leadership and front-line staff of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) for many years.  The Journey: Over a hundred staff across the organization participated in GLP’s SURE-Fire Meetings courses. Each time we facilitated the course, […]

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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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