What We Do

IEL’s work is conducted by its three centers:

The Center for Workforce Development, the Center for Family, School and Community, and the Center for Leadership.

IEL's Strategies

  • Harvesting lessons from research and on-the-ground experts to formulate practical frameworks and clear standards of practice;
  • Crafting and running leadership and professional development programs and provides technical assistance to help individuals, organizations, and systems build their capacity to work together;
  • Informing policy makers and thought leaders about policies and practices that will drive innovation and systems change;
  • and Building and supporting networks, coalitions and alliances that engage diverse groups in learning and collective action.