- Considering Evaluation: Thought for Social Change & Movement Building Groups
The aim of this guide is to present and easy-to-use resource for evaluation and assessments of social justice, social change and movement building work. It is not meant to be a comprehensive guide to evaluation, but rather goal is to share some of our tools, resources, and lessons learned in this area. This booklet is intended for practitioners working to build organizations, organize networks, alliances and movement building projects.
- Measuring Outcomes
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
Measuring outcomes sounds complex, but it doesn’t have to be. This tool helps the collaborative group to further consider other possibilities for evaluating successful process and outcomes in addition to those identified and being measured in the collaborative group’s community organizing strategic plan developed and implemented.
- Grassroots Action & Learning for Social Change: Evaluating Community Organizing
Center for Evaluation Innovation, Blueprint Research and Design
This brief describes a vision of community organizing evaluation. It is grounded in a set of principles that have emerged from experiences with organizers, as well as the collective wisdom of others working in this field.
- Spotlight: Evaluating Community Organizing: What to Consider and Capture
Community organizing for social change shares many characteristics with policy advocacy, but it differs in significant ways, and the approaches to evaluating the two also differ. This site shares suggestions for benchmarks and methods for tracking changes.
- Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing
Resources for Evaluating Community Organizing (RECO) is designed to help organizers, funders and evaluators quickly and easily find the resources they need. At its core, community organizing is the process of mobilizing a community to create positive change. This advocacy strategy is unique in that it rallies and empowers ordinary citizens, whose voices aren’t often heard, to act together to create the change they seek.
- Charting Impact
A tool for following your organization's plans and progress in order to better share insights with your community about your nonprofit's work.