Learn about major happenings taking place across our coalition!
CYC Director, Rebecca Boxx, discusses steps taken to shift to tested and effective programming for children and families in Providence on a new strategic financing webinar for the Using What Works Series hosted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
The CYC shares how it used Youth Experience Surveys from the Evidence2Success initiative to identify community priorities for child wellbeing.
CYC referenced in Rhode Island NPR article regarding what's works for families when mental health care is made accessible to children within their schools.
A five-year, $1.8 million grant has been awarded to the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet to identify, address and decrease post-traumatic stress disorder among students in targeted Providence middle schools that have experienced violence.
Providence Children & Youth Cabinet Awarded $1.8 Million Federal Grant to Address City's Middle School Students' Traumatic Stress
Implementation Oversight for Evidence Based Programs: A policymaker’s guide to effective program delivery
Data-driven and evidence-based practices present new opportunities for public and social sector leaders to increase impact while reducing inefficiency. But in adopting such approaches, leaders must avoid the temptation to act in a top-down manner. Instead, they should design and implement programs in ways that engage community members directly in the work of social change.
Annie E. Casey publishes a feature article on the CYC's work on the Evidence2Success initiative and the implementation of CBITS (Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools) in Providence public schools.