Saint Paul, MN — To engage the community to build a new economic model of comprehensive, coordinated service delivery to improve outcomes for young people
Timing matters. If you engage too early before enough decisions have been made, people ask questions that the decision-makers haven’t decided yet; if you engage too late, people feel that everything has already been decided and their input won’t be valuable. The approach matters.
Our best piece of advice would be that this work is hard and will take longer than anticipated.