Patrick Lester discusses early lessons from What Works Cities, an initiative aimed to help 100 mid-sized cities improve their performance through open data, performance management, evaluation, and results-driven contracting. What Mid-Size Cities Can Teach Feds About Performance. Government Executive.
GPL Performance Improvement technical assistance helped Rhode Island issue a request for proposals (RFP) for reentry services for individuals recently released from prison or jail. This Pay for Success RFP targets proposals that aim to improve employment outcomes and decrease recidivism.
Bernalillo County, NM issued a request for proposals (RFP) for behavioral health services as part of the county’s Behavioral Health Initiative. This problem-based RFP targets proposals that treat and prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including abuse, neglect, and other household challenges. Read more.
RI NPR's station interviews Jamia McDonald, who has been leading the turnaround at RI's child welfare agency. GPL has been supporting the agency's reprocurement of services focused on reducing congregate care and increasing family stability, and is working with the agency to develop a more robust contract provider performance management practices. Outgoing DCYF Director On Overhauling An Agency In Crisis. Rhode Island Public Radio.
"The DC Water and Sewer Authority closed on a historic deal Thursday, issuing the nation's first Environmental Impact Bond to fund the initial green infrastructure project in its DC Clean Rivers Project." DC Water Closes Historic Deal. Bond Buyer Magazine.