Pay for Success

Evidence in Action: Evidence as Better Way to End Poverty

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations that are advancing effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and
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Evidence in Action: Evidence-Based Approaches to the Opioid Epidemic

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations that are advancing effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and
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State of Play: Pay for Success & Evidence-Based Policy, April/May 2017

The following post was written by America Forward’s Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe. As in years past, 2017 has gotten off to a busy start for Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice. At the federal, state and local levels, policies and initiatives have been developed and new efforts are underway to bring a greater focus on evidence, data,
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Evidence in Action: Improving Outcomes for Children

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations and spotlights effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and to
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Evidence in Action: Strengthening Workforce Development through Pay for Performance

Thanks to the persistence of social entrepreneurs across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of the more than 70 social innovation organizations that make up the America Forward Coalition, the results-driven solutions our community has for our country’s most
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Evidence in Action: Implementing Evidence-Based Policymaking

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations to highlight effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and to
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Evidence in Action: Every Student Succeeds Act

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations to highlight effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and to
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Evidence in Action: Making a Difference for Veterans

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations to highlight effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and to
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State of Play: Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy, February/March 2017

The following post was written by America Forward's Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe. Over the last two years, the Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice space have advanced considerably because of both federal and local interest in and support of the effort. Congress and the former Administration advanced legislation and funding opportunities to support the study and implementation
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Supporting the Use of Evidence in Education

The following post was written by America Forward Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe.  The America Forward Coalition strongly advocated for a bipartisan law that would support our network’s efforts to ensure that all children, whatever their background, receive a first-class education. When the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) became law in December 2015, it included many of the priorities of
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