The First 5 Sacramento Commission uses a multifaceted and comprehensive approach in the evaluation of its programs and services. All components of the evaluation have been designed to best demonstrate the impacts of First 5 Sacramento Commission’s funding. The Commission uses collected data to inform short-term decision making while findings from the evaluation are used to formulate long-term funding strategies.
Commission Contact: Carmen Garcia-Gomez, (916) 876-5869
Overall Evaluation of Commission Programs
Applied Survey Research (ASR) a nonprofit social research firm that uses Results Based Accountability (RBA) framework to identify relevant evidence-based outcomes and strategies towards collective wisdom.
Contact Person: Lisa Colvig, Vice President of Evaluation, (408) 247-8319
Evaluation of Programs Addressing the Reduction of African American Child Deaths
LPC Consulting Associates (LPC) provides top-quality program evaluation, needs assessment and project consultation services.
Contact Person: Shannon Williams, Research Director, (916) 448-8026
The Committee meets every other month to develop policy recommendations to the Commission evaluation issues and oversees the evaluation design.