Outcome-Based Evaluation: A Training Toolkit for Programs of Faith

Summary: This primer will help FBO leaders understand the basics of outcome-based evaluation (OBE), its uses and benefits. This comprehensive, step-by-step tutorial guides program directors through a logical process of identifying program goals, establishing measurement indicators, and collecting data to determine how successful the program was in achieving its targets. The toolkit focuses on a […]

People of Faith Mentoring Children of Promise

This manual is designed as a guide for those who have chosen to take the incarceration of a child’s parent as a point of intervention, with mentoring as a vehicle. The document uses the Amachi program as a model to show how faith-based organizations, secular nonprofits, and public organizations can work together to provide caring […]

New Topic Launched: Ex-Offender Reentry

Policy-makers, news analysts, and community activists alike have honed in our prisoner re-entry as a major challenge facing the U.S. Many FBOs have become engaged in serving ex-offenders in recent years, and many more are exploring ways to do so effectively. FASTEN’s newest programs topic on ex-offender reentry provides dozens of practical, informative resources that can help. Practitioners will […]