Result: Long Term Family Self Sufficiency
Quarterly Progress Report
The Highest Level “Stockholder’s” View
New data on the 4 or 5 most important curves we’re trying to turn (Plus attached progress on the Data Development Agenda).
Story behind the baselines:
New information on causes, from national or local sources.
New partners we’ve been able to bring to the table since the last report.
New information on what works to improve self sufficiency, from national or local sources. (Plus attached progress on the Research Agenda).
Action plan changes (if any):
Given the above, any changes we propose to make in the strategy, action plan and budget.
Progress against the plan:
Four kinds of progress, in addition to standard financial reporting.
(Note programs would report only on items 2 through 4):
1. Population Well-being: Turning the curve on an indicator: Actual movement for the better away from the baseline.For example: Last quarter there was an increase in the percentage of workers earning a living wage, reversing a 4 year trend of decline. For example: The rate of growth in the rate of teen pregnancy slowed from the previous 2 years.
2. Program/ service performance which contributes to turning the curve: Performance measures for providers which show that their clients have made progress. For example: Last quarter program X placed 75% of its clients in jobs (900 people in total) and 95% of these placements were at living wage rates.
3. Accomplishments: Positive activities, not included above. For example:. We opened a new neighborhood jobs center. Our family health program received a national award and positive recognition in the press. The RFP process is on schedule.
4. Anecdotes: Stories beneath the statistics which show how individuals are better off. Let me tell you about John and Mary Jones…