A 2001 study published in the American Journal of Public Health reached out to over 100 people with very different life experiences to answer the question “What does the word community mean to you?” You might find your own answer to the question in their responses:
We love our interns! The Improve Group has hosted interns for the past 10 years. Having an internship program brings added excitement to the work we already love to do. It supports our value of collaboration and inclusiveness, strengthens our growth through mutual learning, and contributes new perspectives to our team. We regularly take a look at our internship program for relevance and value, and in this our 15th business year, we are making plans to further enrich the experience.
On April 24, 2014, the Minnesota legislature passed the Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) Act.
When I attended the recent 2014 American Evaluation Association national conference in Denver, I sought out several sessions focused on the evaluation of work by coalitions and collaboratives. Among the many fascinating topics to explore at the conference, why focus here?
Think of a time in your professional experience when you were really aware of the need for cultural competency.
Any profession has its own set of terrors and spooky stories... Just for Halloween the Improve Group brings you an evaluator’s terrifying trifecta!
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is known worldwide for promoting and impacting conservation through advocacy, research and education on behalf of people, animals and the environment they share. Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, a program of JGI, is a youth-led, community action and learning program in which young people identify and prioritize challenges in their neighborhoods, develop a solution, and then bring that solution to action.