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 developed a concept and plan for a shared indicators system with common measures across sites. The network has not yet raised the funds for implementation of these ideas. The lack... [read more]
The Sustainable Communities Initiative, implemented by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), involves strategic programs of action to transform communities in several demonstration... [read more]
Little information exists about the children living in families facing foreclosure. Having well-grounded analysis raises the profile of how the crisis is affecting children and spurs local... [read more]
Eight partners were selected through a competitive process to participate in the initiative (see partners listed on the right). The project utilized the work of Charlie Bruner (Des Moines) who... [read more]