Choose Effective Policies & Programs
Evidence matters. Selecting and implementing policies and programs that have been shown to work in real life and that are a good fit for your community will maximize your chances of success.
The purpose of this step is to explore and select evidence-informed policies and programs to address priority issues. The guidance here will answer questions like:
- How do I find possible policies or programs for my community?
- How do we know if a strategy will work?
- How do we decide what to do?
- Who should help us decide?
Our Top Tools
These are our favorite tools for this step. You can find additional relevant tools in each key activity as well.
Looking for a quick primer on this step? Take this 2-page Shortcut with you to share with your partners. Use it to discuss where you are in your work and what challenges you face.