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Creating Local Dedicated Funding Streams for Kids: A Guide to Planning a Local Initiative to Fund Services for Children, Youth and their Families

This step-by-step guide offers practical instructions on how to develop a local campaign to create a ballot initiative focused on providing a dedicated, sustainable stream of funding for early childhood, out-of-school time, violence prevention, and mental health programs. Steps include making the case, creating an agenda, drafting the measure, building power and momentum, and launching the campaign and getting on the ballot. The guide recognizes that each community is unique and will need to adapt the process to meet its own circumstances.

Related Topics: 
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Systems Building
School & Community Partnerships
Family and Community Engagement
Margaret Brodkin
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80 pages
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