In 2009, two Hamilton multi-sector collaborations – the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction (HRPR) and the Jobs Prosperity Collaborative (JPC) undertook an evaluation process. The evaluation surfaced a number of lessons and questions.
Drawing from the evaluation report the HRPR and JPC have produced the short working tool.
Five key lessons are highlighted here.
Evaluating Collaboratives of Community Change
Principal Organization: Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction
Partner Organization: Jobs Prosperity Collaborative
Author: Dr. Arnold Love
Participants: Community of Hamilton
Research Methods: documents and reports review, interviews, survey
5 Key Lessons on Collaboration
Learning from Hamilton’s Poverty Roundtable and Jobs Initiative
Author: Nancy F. Johnson