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Nothing as Practical as Good Theory : Exploring Theory-Based Evaluation for Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Children and Families

@inproceedings{Weiss2011NothingAP,
  title={Nothing as Practical as Good Theory : Exploring Theory-Based Evaluation for Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Children and Families},
  author={Carol H. Weiss},
  year={2011}
}
The topic on the table is the evaluation of comprehensive cross-sector community-based interventions designed to improve the lot of children, youth, and families.’ These types of initiatives draw on a history of experience, from the Ford Foundation’s Gray Areas Program in the early 1960s continuing through the federal programs of the President’s Committee on Juvenile Delinquency, the large Community Action Program of the War on Poverty, the Model Cities Program, community development… 
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