SOURCE: Social Solutions

March 19, 2008 09:47 ET

Nonprofit Performance Management Webinar Showcases Success of Latin American Youth Center

Organization Offers Insight on Producing Measured Results Through Use of ETO Software®

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Social Solutions, the leading provider of performance management software for the human services sector, will host a live Webinar featuring Isaac D. Castillo of Washington, D.C.-based Latin American Youth Center (LAYC), one of the nation's leading youth development agencies. Castillo will share practical expertise based on LAYC's experience in building a successful performance management model through their use of ETO (Efforts to Outcomes) Software®.

ETO Software is the human service industry's leading web-based performance management solution that transforms data into knowledge. ETO Software allows organizations to relate service delivery efforts with desired outcomes to monitor the effectiveness of their efforts and better understand where they are having the greatest impact. Through its use of ETO Software®, LAYC has received overwhelming support and recognition from supporters for its ability to directly relate the organization's efforts to its desired outcomes.

"The key to building a successful program is to make sure you are doing it right, and ETO Software is a valuable tool that allows us to do just that," said Isaac D. Castillo, director of learning and evaluation for LAYC. "We look forward to sharing our strategies for success with the hope of encouraging other organizations to incorporate these important issues into their programming goals."

During the March 20 Webinar, to be held from 12-1 p.m. (EDT), participants will learn how LAYC capitalizes on ETO Software's flexibility and customization features to meet the needs of specific programs and funding agencies. Persons interested in participating in the Webinar can register at http://www.socialsolutions.com/tabid/252/Default.aspx.

"LAYC is a model for successful integration of measurement and evaluation," said Kate Robinson, director of advocacy, Social Solutions. "Castillo's insight will benefit those seeking to include or further develop these critical issues as an integral component of their organization."

About the Latin American Youth Center

The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) is a multicultural community-based organization that supports youth and their families in their determination to live, work, and study with dignity, hope, and joy. The LAYC Family of Organizations is a network of youth centers, schools and social enterprises with a shared commitment to helping youth become successful and happy young adults, with the skills they need to succeed educationally, professionally, and personally.

About Social Solutions and ETO Software®

Social Solutions challenges and equips human service providers and their funders to turn good intent into measurable change by relating efforts to outcomes. Social Solutions' industry leading performance management solution, ETO Software, is used by thousands of organizations to clearly assess which of their efforts is having the greatest impact on the social issues they strive to address. With this knowledge, organizations can optimize their performance by reinforcing what works, adjusting what doesn't work, and more easily reporting quantified successes to key stakeholders.

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