The National Results and Equity Collaborative (NREC)–a partnership of social sector organizations dedicated to accelerating positive and equitable results for children in the US–just released a draft version of its new Early Childhood Action Guide: Turning Curves for Vulnerable Children from Birth to Age 8: Shared Results and Measures. In addition to reviewing and downloading the

Participants at an HLF RBA training session.

Harare, Zimbabwe December 17, 2014—Recently, Results Leadership Group (RLG) kicked off a contract to provide training, facilitation, technical assistance, and Results Scorecard software in the implementation of a Results-Based Accountability™ (RBA) Initiative for the Higherlife Foundation.     The purpose of the project is for the Higherlife Foundation (HLF) to identify and create:   Population results

PTBI meet

Earlier this summer, the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) was launched by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) with a two-day “kickoff” meeting. From June 26th-27th, more than 100 transdisciplinary experts convened to share knowledge, ideas about “what works”, and to develop a roadmap for the initiative’s first year of implementation. Over the first planning

John Trojanowsky (center) with Lancaster Youth

Last month, John Trojanowsky, executive director of the Lancaster Youth Bureau, was honored at the New York Association of Youth Bureaus annual conference for his work with New York State youth and involvement in a number of Results-Based Accountability pilot initiatives. Trojanowsky was also integral in the development of “Common Performance Measures” for future use


The following article was written as a guest contribution by Thomas D. Pristow, MSW, ACSW and Nathan S. Busch, JD of Nebraska’s Division of Children and Family Services.   Altering service delivery behavior and changing the culture of an organization which has been based on years of incremental sameness is not a task to be

Community of Practice

Following the hosting of the first ever and hugely successful three day Results Based Accountability (RBA) Africa Summit at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Johannesburg from 08 to 10 October 2014 the overwhelming consensus from those participating was that the Summit should be the first of many RBA engagements. With more than 100 participants attending


On Sunday November 9th, the Results Scorecard 3.0 software was updated for system improvements and bug fixes, allowing users more flexibility and customization options within the data evaluation platform.  One notable improvement grants users the ability to focus on numerous trends on one graph, which may be especially desirable for programs and agencies that focus on issues of equity

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Buy it on Amazon or the Results Leadership Group website: Results Leadership Group website for $13.95 and for $14.95.   “Thank you to Diana Urban for telling the true story of trying to move a Bureaucracy to Results-Based Accountability. You will laugh, you will cry, but if you have ever been in these shoes, you will totally

Tsitsi Masiyiwa - RBA Africa

Tsitsi Masiyiwa  —one of Africa’s leading philanthropists and Executive Chairperson of the Higher Life Foundation—recently delivered an inspiring keynote speech at the world’s first Results-Based Accountability (RBA) Summit held in Johannesburg, South Africa. From October 8th-10th, international RBA experts gathered to introduce non-profit and government leaders to RBA concepts that are helping individuals, families, and

Diana Urban

Representative Diana Urban, a well-known champion of Results-Based Accountability™ and avid children’s advocate, is currently running unopposed for her eighth term representing Connecticut’s 43rd district. Currently, she is Chair of the Committee on Children and Co-Chair of the Results-Based Accountability Sub-Committee of the Appropriations Committee.  Most remarkably, Urban has run unopposed as both a Republican