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Find stories and lessons learned here from leaders across the country using Ready by 21 Strategies to bring precision to their passion. Leaders in states and local communities and in urban and rural settings are using the Building Blocks for Effective Change. You can search for stories via the filters on the left column or using the drop down menus below.

Report
March 23, 2011
This report discusses the main steps Tennessee took to complete its resource mapping project and provides key lessons learned for other states that may want to implement a similar approach. The report does not focus on the results of the Tennessee study, however; instead it provides an overview of the process.
Report
March 10, 2011
Ensuring that young people are prepared for college, work and life involves many areas of state government. Policies affecting youth include school curriculum requirements, after-school learning opportunities, child welfare programs and substance abuse prevention services. Minnesota legislators established the Legislative Caucus on Children and Youth, using the Ready by 21 framework and tools to determine the policy priorities to improve the odds for youth.
Report
February 17, 2011
This is a story about how a statewide team created a shared set of desired outcomes for youth. These outcomes form the basis of an action plan for the state of Massachusetts, focused on translating the vision into reality. The Forum for Youth Investment guided the creation of the outcomes and action plan.