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State of Play: Pay for Success & Evidence-Based Policy, September 2017

Coming off August recess and summer vacations, Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice efforts at the federal and state level have not let up. This year continues to be an incredibly active year for Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice. At the federal level, new policies are being introduced and implemented and we are seeing new
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Presidential 2016: Five Ways the Next President Can Advance the Evidence-Based Policy Movement

Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of more than 70 social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this
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The Role of the Social Innovation Fund in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement

The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, Government Affairs Director, America Forward At America Forward, we believe that innovation and evidence are needed in order to more effectively address our country’s most pressing social problems. From both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, there has been similar rhetoric that data and evidence should be used to develop policy, allocate budgets, and
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State of Play: Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy June/July 2016

The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward’s Director of Government Affairs. America Forward held its bi-monthly Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy Network call at the end of June to discuss the current “State of Play” in Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice. This post reflects the major updates provided on the call and additional
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Presidential 2016: Creating Supportive Housing & Breaking Patterns with Pay for Success

Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work
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STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Budget Debate: Preserving Innovation Funding for the Social Sector

Over the next few weeks Congress will be debating funding limits for federal programs for this current federal fiscal year. Lots of factors will be weighed when determining funding levels for both the defense and non-defense sectors and across programs such as health, education, and housing. If Congress is serious about being more outcomes-based and evidence-driven in how it makes
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Innovation Funds and Investing in What Works

From Left to Right: Deborah Smolover, Executive Director, America Forward; Deb DeSantis, President and CEO, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH); Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs, America Forward; Monica Beglau, Retired Executive Director, eMINTS National Center; David Anderson, Director of Evidence-Based Policy, Laura and John Arnold Foundation; Jeremy Ayers, Vice President of Policy, Results for America. The following post was
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Results for America and America Forward: Federal Evidence-Based Innovation Funds Are Improving Outcomes

At a Capitol Hill Briefing, Results for America & America Forward Showcase How Federal Innovation Funds Are Using Evidence and Evaluation to Improve Communities WASHINGTON – Results for America (RFA) and America Forward today hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on advancing the use of evidence and evaluation to fund innovative solutions to our country’s most pressing challenges. The briefing focused
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