Helping College Students Advocate for Themselves

The Situation Project HELP (Health Education Laddering Program) was a multi-site program available at several community colleges throughout central Nebraska through funding from the national Health Profession Opportunity Grants program. The staff of Project HELP engaged TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) recipients and other low-income individuals in the education and training process placing them […]

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Volunteer Orientation for Disability Concerns

The Situation The Disability Concerns Ministry is an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA). It oversees the work of both regional and church disability advocates throughout Canada and the US. These important volunteer roles work to create inclusive churches that welcome and engage people with disabilities. Both local and regional roles […]

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Deepening Learning through a Blended Approach

The Situation Almost ten (10) years ago, Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO) started a journey to become a learning-centered organization. They partnered with Global Learning Partners (GLP) and it has been a rich and transformational partnership since then. To help them in their commitment to this approach they trained ASO trainers in the principles and […]

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Unearthing Collective Wisdom: Strengthening Disaster Preparedness & Early Action

The Situation: Early Warning Systems (EWSs) are an important part of achieving relief and development goals. Their purpose is to prevent and/or mitigate the effects of disasters – be they related to weather, conflict or disease. Most EWSs, however, are still focused on triggering action by governments and official stakeholders that speeds up and increases […]

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Building the Bridge Together: An Integrated Approach to Pediatric Health Care

The Situation: The Vermont Cooperative for Practice Improvement and Innovation (VCPI) is a statewide diverse membership cooperative of healthcare providers, agencies, associations and families working to support practice improvement and workforce development in the Vermont system of care. One of VCPI’s projects, Children’s Health Integration, Linkage, and Detection (CHILD), aims to integrate pediatric mental health […]

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Developing Professionally, Convening Virtually

The Situation International Budget Partnership (IBP) is a global leader in Fiscal Transparency and Accountability. One of IBP’s core strengths and contributions to the fiscal field has always been its ability to convene and facilitate strategic conversations and peer learning. However, these convenings have predominantly been in-person. In light of COVID-19 IBP had to face […]

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Documenting Stories of the Daily Struggles of Vulnerable Families

The Situation The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) has been a leader in the fight for TANF reform. Their leaders have presented at national congressional hearings related to the necessity to reform the welfare system, with emphasis on the TANF Program. Currently, the TANF Program is marked by historical and systematic racism. Recipients […]

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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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