356 - Laureus Model City: Values in Motion

Thursday, September 28
11:30 AM–12:45 PM

Location: Room 219

Days: Thursday, 28 September
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Track: Recreation & Sports Programming
Session Type: Education Session

The Model City Initiative seeks to empower communities to harness the power of sport to address the most pressing challenges facing children and youth, thereby ensuring that all young people are able to reach their full potential. Model City New Orleans has resulted in nearly $2 million in investments, the creation of a 20-member coalition working together to improve outcomes in three key community-identified impact areas, and has allowed partners to reach an additional 26,000 children and youth.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Understand how key components of collective impact allow public and private organizations to support mutually beneficial outcomes, enhancing program quality, reach, and participant outcomes
Apply through hands-on and interactive components key learning from MCI to challenges facing children and youth in their own communities or organizations
Understand the importance of sustained, multi-model evaluation to collective impact, community-grown work