2009 Allegheny County DHS Local Government Case Competition: Building the Homewood Children’s Village

The 3rd annual Case Competition was designed to engage local graduate students in developing a five-year strategic plan for the Homewood Children’s Village. Student teams approached the challenge from a variety of perspectives, but the team that ultimately won the competition impressed the judges with their knowledge of Homewood’s existing assets and their ability to weave new and creative ideas into the HCV mission. There were interesting and actionable ideas provided by all of the teams, however, which are summarized in the Findings section of this report.

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