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When the Best Offense is a Good Defense: Understanding and Measuring Advocacy on the Defense

How should we think about evaluation when advocacy is about holding the line?

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presentation Jul 2019

How to Ask Powerful Questions [Webinar]

The kinds of questions we often pose — Did the intervention work? What are we learning about a particular issue?…

By Tanya Beer

How to Ask Powerful Questions [Webinar]

publication Jun 2019

When Opportunity Knocks, Open the Door: Evaluation Amidst Transition at the Colorado Health Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation experienced multiple organizational transitions in a short period of time, including two strategy redesigns, culture and…

By Susan Parker

When Opportunity Knocks, Open the Door: Evaluation Amidst Transition at the Colorado Health Foundation

publication Mar 2019

No Royal Road: Finding and Following the Natural Pathways in Advocacy Evaluation

As efforts at driving change become more diffuse, involve more actors, and have more transformational goals, we need a radically…

By Jim Coe, Rhonda Schlangen

No Royal Road: Finding and Following the Natural Pathways in Advocacy Evaluation