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Broader Partnerships


Engaging Key Stakeholders: Chattanooga Connections Webinar

These leaders need to be committed and collaborative in ways that contribute to the overarching mission of the group. This webinar explored the local partnership efforts in Chattanooga, Tenn. and the tools from three Ready by 21 Partners - Corporate Voices for Working Families, United Way Worldwide and the American Association of School Administrators.


Chattanooga, TN
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Short Description: 
To really change the odds for children and youth, your community needs the involvement of its influential leaders from all sectors. That includes education, business, government, nonprofits and families. “Involvement” goes beyond signing up and saying “Call me when you want something.”

Broader Partnerships 101

After years of working with a wide variety of partnerships at the state and local level, the Forum for Youth Investment has concluded that communities and states need to consider a few basic components of partnerships. This webinar explained about this leadership capacity area and what you can do to build broader, more effective partnerships.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Short Description: 
Partnerships and collaborations can take many forms. Whatever the scale of the partnership, effective partnerships are built on clear agreements about the scope of work to be done, the capacity needed to do the work and the mandate or authority in place to ensure that the work is done thoroughly and well.