There is a growing interest in building a Culture of Accountability across Vermont state agencies, nonprofits and within the funding community. Further evidence of this came across our desk this week, with news of these upcoming events. Be sure to let us know about your efforts and events to develop Vermont’s Culture of Accountability. Email Coordinator ‘at’ CommonGoodVT.org
Building Bright Futures hosts the 2nd Annual Early Childhood Data Reporting System (ECDRS) Stakeholder Meeting – Thursday, November 15th– Capital Plaza Ballroom. The event will review the Beta 2.0 version of the Early Childhood Data Reporting System (January 2012) and to answer these questions: Are we on track? What’s emerging in the world of data, policy and research that support’s children’s well-being? The coalition also established a Data and Evaluation Committee to guide the ECDRS Project. Contact: Katie Mobbs at 802-876-5010 or kmobbs ‘at’ buildingbrightfutures.org if you have questions about this event or registration.
Threshold Collaborative in Bennington asked us to share the news about an upcoming webinar: Community Driven Evaluation for Domestic Violence Prevention:What Does it Really Take? on Tuesday November 13th at 11 a.m. to discuss the fundamental values, principles, and methods of community-driven participatory evaluation. This webinar will explore how to reframe participatory evaluation as a viable option for today’s resource-strapped domestic violence organizations seeking new strategies to advance and deepen the impact of their social change agenda. This webinar is funded by the California Emergency Management Agency. For more information:www.transformcommunities.org or email info ‘ at’ transformcommunities.org.