developmental evaluation

Adventures in Nest-Building (YSI's 2015 Learning Document)

Adventures in Nest-Building (YSI's 2015 Learning Document)

After two years of much action and deep reflection, we are proud to release "Adventure's in Nest-Building (Or, How to support place-based youth-organizing)", our project report about what we have learned about supporting youth-led organizing in Ontario.

Ten ideas pollinating (Part 3: Work groups)

Ten ideas pollinating (Part 3: Work groups)

In the last piece of our Spring update, we’d like to share a bit about our strategy for carrying forward our renewed purpose and ongoing projects. We have struck three work groups to carry forward this vision in the short-, medium- and long-term.

Ten ideas pollinating (Part 2: Ongoing projects)

Ten ideas pollinating (Part 2: Ongoing projects)

Last week, we told you about the renewed purpose and outcomes that YSI is bringing into the Spring. In today’s Part 2, we’d like to share the projects that are carrying this work forward. 

Understanding Traditional Governance for Today

Understanding Traditional Governance for Today

Over the next few months, members of our community will be leading an effort to integrate Anishinaabemowin Traditional Governance teachings into YSI's work. Here Jon Cada, a collaborator and YSI member from Mississauga First Nation near Blind River, ON, offers up a bit of his story that brings him to this point.

Learning about Developmental Evaluation

Learning about Developmental Evaluation

As part of the our efforts to begin tracking the value and impact of the YSI Collaborative, 14 YSI Core Team members are practicing how to apply the emerging practice of developmental evaluation (DE) to our ongoing learning as a community. Here we reflect on where we've been so far.