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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.

Impact Stories

Thriving Against the Odds: Dulce’s Story

From foster care to academic accolades, Dulce’s journey is nothing short of inspirational! Dulce made her way to First Place […]

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Press Release

Press Release: First Place for Youth Raises More Than $600k for Transition Age Foster Youth at A Celebration of Heart and Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Richter | julie@julierichter.co Held during National Foster Care Month, the event celebrated local leaders […]

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California Youth Voice Members Advocate for Change in Sacramento, CA!

On April 17th, First Place for Youth hosted our second annual Advocacy Day at the California State Capitol. This significant […]

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