Tag Archive for: theory of change

POLL: Does your program have a fully-developed theory of change?

Recently I’ve been thinking about a “disconnect” that I often see in the mentoring field: the difference between what programs say they can achieve through mentoring and what they actually do in practice. Now, most mentoring programs can obviously give a reasonable description of the goals of their program and some explanation of what mentors […]

Interesting new video underscores role of relationships in youth development

NEW VIDEO Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Youth Outcomes: A theory of change. In this 5-minute video, a theory of change for improving outcomes for youth and their families is presented. This was developed by the Frontiers of Innovation community and underscores the importance of building the strengths of parents, teachers, and other caregivers and […]