PRA also offers a series of trainings and individual consultations designed to improve evaluation capacity of groups of agencies. Such sessions have been offered for United Way agencies in St. Louis, MO, Rochester, NY and Memphis, TN as well as to groups of teen pregnancy programs in Minneapolis, MN.
The Rapides Foundation’s Nonprofit Works program is designed to increase the capacity of nonprofits in the areas governance, organizational management, and leadership. Philliber Research Associates is documenting the outcomes that have been achieved.
Black Women’s Blueprint is seeking to document the prevalence of sexual violence among black women. Philliber Research Associates is working to increase the capacity of the organization to gather and analyze the data to document that prevalence.
Knight International Journalism Fellowships has placed more than 50 Fellows in 37 countries, since 2007. Administered by the International Center for Journalists, this program seeks tangible changes that improve the quality and free flow of news in the public interest around the world. International media professionals work in countries where there are opportunities to promote reliable, insightful journalism that holds officials accountable. Working with media partners, these Fellows seek to be catalysts in changing media output, strengthening media organizations, changing journalism practice, creating new networks, promoting digital innovation, building new institutions, producing products to assist journalists in their work, and even in provoking governmental responses to societal issues. PRA trains all of the fellows as they go into the field in use of logic models and evaluation. PRA has evaluated the work of these Fellows since 2008.
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Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio (YANEO) offers Art is Education in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The program offers schools arts-
Africa Development Journalism Fellowships, administered by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ),seeks to improve the quality and free flow of news in Africa, particularly around health issues. PRA has evaluated the fellowship program since 2009.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center is a private, non-
BRIDGES has been an advocate for youth and adults in Memphis and Shelby County, for over 80 years, who face social and economic barriers that challenge personal and professional development. Bridges strives to provide these individuals with the knowledge, skills and experience to transform their lives, and tries to empower these individuals to become leaders in fighting racism, poverty and educational challenges. Currently PRA is evaluating many BRIDGES programs: Ordinary to Extraordinary (O2E), College Corps Program, Bridge Builders: Connect! Collaborate! Change!, and a Capacity Building program.
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