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The Performance Imperative

Top nonprofit leaders from around the country, including First Place CEO Sam Cobbs, undertook a yearlong, collaborative effort to develop a clear definition of a “high performance organization.” The result is The Performance Imperative: A framework for social-sector excellence (PI).

The PI is a jargon-free guide to the key organizational disciplines for achieving high performance. Watch a short intro video and download your copy.

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Youth and Staff Gathered to Give Thanks

The holidays can be a hard time for foster youth.  But over the last week at all of our housing […]

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Impact Stories

Keke is Ready for a Construction Career!

“First Place is a really, really, really good program, and I wish people would join this program because they help […]

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Impact Stories

Meet Kaelyn, Future Licensed Vocational Nurse! 

My First Place™ participant and mother, Kaelyn, is working diligently to create a better life for her daughter. Because of […]

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