This review examined ten community networks to gauge their understanding of the outcome measurement approach and legislative expectations. The interviews revealed substantial progress by the networks in defining and measuring results connected to community projects. By legislative direction, the networks are expected to focus on prevention with respect to violence, especially youth violence. Preventative efforts take time to show their effects; thus, the Legislature directed that an external evaluation of the networks and their programs occur after five years of network operation. The Legislature assigned the Washington State Institute for Public Policy to conduct this evaluation.