By the end of the program, participants will:
- have enhanced capacities and knowledge in the field of child health and well-being policy and advocacy;
- hold themselves accountable for aligned action towards child health and well-being results;
- apply results-based leadership competencies, advocacy skills and content knowledge about the issues in the child health and well-being field to sustain and accelerate progress towards the particular advocacy agenda selected for the leadership program term;
- employ skills to enlist stakeholders and allies to advance a policy or legislative agenda;
- prioritize strategies against results;
- identify and address barriers to alignment and action, including developing the ability to address and resolve conflict and be able to distinguish between technical and adaptive challenges to achieving policy wins on behalf of children and families; and
- use results-based leadership and advocacy skills to lead and facilitate partners to catalyze alignment, action and accountability to achieve population- and program-level results.
Program Performance Measures
Participants develop critical skills and competencies to marshal resources, galvanize local communities and harness political and public will to implement strategies and policies that advance their results.
Participants use their leadership roles to apply results-based leadership competencies in their states to develop robust and collaborative strategies.
What Difference Did We Make?
Participants move into high action and high alignment in the implementation of impactful strategies and are accountable for turning the curve on key indicators of child health and well-being in their state.