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Isaac Castillo
Deputy Director, DCPNI

A true transformational relationship begins with one individual coaching or assisting another to overcome life challenges and ends with both individuals in a better place.

As Deputy Director, Isaac oversees the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative's efforts to improve outcomes in the Kenilworth-Parkside community through the strategic coordination of solutions and strategies. Isaac is recognized as a thought leader in the field of nonprofit performance management and evaluation, and brings over 15 years of nonprofit and evaluation experience to DCPNI. Isaac's work has been highlighted in publications such as the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Youth Today, and the Wall Street Journal. He also authored theessay "First Do No Harm...Then Do More Good" in Mario Morino's book Leap of Reason.

Before coming to DCPNI, Isaac served as a Senior Research Scientist at Child Trends where he worked with nonprofits throughout the United States on the development and modification of performance management systems and evaluation designs. Isaac was also the Director of Learning and Evaluation for the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) where he led the organization's evaluation and performance management work. You can follow Isaac on Twitter at: @isaac_outcomes