How much does your state or locality spend on children and youth? Are the investments aligned with a larger set of goals? Fiscal mapping is a first step toward identifying and coordinating resources for greater impact. Join this informational webinar to learn how communities use fiscal mapping to shift from tracking resources agency-by-agency to aligning resources with overarching policy and program goals. Learn about tools and supports to get started.
Frustrated by the policy barriers to your collective impact initiative? Join this webinar to learn about a recent policy alignment initiative to align policies across the federal, state and local levels.
This webinar will share best practices for supporting sites through the "Improve" stage of the Youth Program Quality Intervention. It will include: laying the foundation by supporting the creation of strong improvement plans, targeting professional development, supporting manager competencies and building an organizational culture focused on continuous quality improvement.
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 5:00pm to Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 5:00pm
Convened by America's Promise Alliance in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education, Civic Enterprises, and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University, the Summit is the flagship event of the GradNation Campaign, a large and growing movement of dedicated individuals, organizations and communities pulling together to empower more young Americans to graduate from high school on time, and ready for college, careers, and thriving adulthood.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 7:30am to Friday, April 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
This April, the Coalition for Community Schools is partnering with Cincinnati Public Schools and the Community Learning Centers Institute for the 2014 National Forum "Opportunity for All: Community Schools, The Engine for Change."
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 12:00pm
Social Justice is the theme that is guiding the 2014 event. Presenters will include scholars from diverse fields and perspectives who will give attention to equity in economic, political and social rights for adolescence.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:00pm to Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
Achieving collective impact requires all partners to clearly understand collaborative work and how partnerships improve conditions in communities. This learning opportunity provides a survey of five key steps in collaborative work and how these steps put partnerships on a clear path to improving lives.
Backbone support functions lie at the heart of collective impact efforts. As the engine of collaborative change, it is critical that these core functions be sustainably funded, even if that funding is very modest.