Academic skills are not the only thing a child needs to succeed in life. What else is necessary and how can it be cultivated? How do we strengthen adult capacity and commitment? How do we address the power imbalances that keep us tethered to old definitions of learning?
Skills and talents exist in a potential state in all children, and can be revealed and developed in the many environments in which children grow and learn - environments in which all children can become successful, no matter their individual starting points or what happens along the way.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 8:00am to Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 5:00pm
A practical, hands-on two day workshop and coaching session designed for backbone leaders, steering committee members, and other partners actively involved in community change efforts focused on children & youth.
The Forum for Youth Investment is delighted to be teaming up with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond to help change the odds that children and youth throughout Virginia will be ready for college, work and life.
You have a program that works. How do you get it to benefit more people? Should you partner with other organizations? How do you make sure you stay true to the model as you grow? These are some of the questions Sam Larson, James Dearing and Thomas Backer sought to answer in their report titled “Strategies to Scale Up Social Programs.”
When asked, practitioners, policy makers and parents will quickly affirm that out-of-school time programs provide young people of all ages with opportunities to build and use their social and emotional skills.