Toolkit:Building Our Wisdom

We are deeply committed to demonstrating the impact of our prevention programs. We know that transformation is happening.  We see it in the increased connectedness of community members and in the changed school climates where students and adults alike are speaking out against bias in all its forms.

For many years, social justice activists have grappled with how to measure and document the impact of our prevention work.  We are challenged by the "evidence-based" evaluation models that often drive our funding and programming.  We seek to "reclaim” evaluation to better communicate results not only to funders but to our communities.  We are exploring innovative, participatory evaluation tools to partner with our communities and honor their lived experiences and vision of social change.

We invite you to explore some of these community-based evaluation resources: