AJWI Community News
Bringing Big Data to the Good Guys
Recently the National League of Cities and the Data-Smart City Solutions news site sponsored by Harvard released an article on AJWI's work in San Francisco, CA. It outlines some of the obstacles and solutions for getting to useful multi-agency data management. The NLC has been active in spreading a wide range of lessons and building learning circles for deepening and expanding the best practices in this space. Check it out at Data-Smart City Solutions.
CANS Work Expands
In 2013 we have seen our CANS work expand to three other counties in California. We also released a case study done with the AIIM Higher program in San Francisco regarding use of a truncated CANS for service planning to support a joint Probation/Mental Health model initiative. Please contact us at email@example.com for more information.
CANS Assessment: Technical and Social Change for Children and Youth
On April 19th 2010 AJWI released a white paper at the CANS/ANSA conference held in San Francisco. It was in conjunction with a presentation done by Nathaniel Israel, a co–author of the paper, on San Francisco's implementation of the CANS. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
White Paper: Cross Agency Databases
AJWI recently released a white paper that outlines how cross agency databases, properly built and managed, can help government and youth serving agencies improve outcomes and measure success. Please contact us at email@example.com for more information.
On May 27th, 2010 Family Independence Initiative CEO and President Maurice Lim Miller attended a White House event on foundation support for the Social Innovation Fund. In her speech, First Lady Michelle Obama highlighted FII as a project where "...friendships and social networks, not caseworkers, are the key to helping families overcome poverty." She praised FII as an approach that's "working, and showing real, measurable results.". See the clip at http://www.fiinet.org/