Cross-site projects are those undertaken by NNIP with the participation of multiple partners. Some initiatives are designed to engage all of the local partners and strengthen the network as a whole. In others, a few partners undertake a comparable set of tasks to advance an agenda in their own community. Throughout the initiative partners share their successes and challenges and their experiences are woven together in a summary report to offer lessons for other localities and national policy.
NNIP has launched a three-year cross-site project supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation to expand the relevance of integrated data systems (IDS) for... [read more]
NNIP has developed a concept and plan for a shared indicators system with common measures across sites. The lack of adequate local data has been a major problem for formulating good policy in the... [read more]
The Sustainable Communities Initiative, implemented by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), involves strategic programs of action to transform communities in several... [read more]