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Events, Thought Leader Roundtables and Webinars Archive

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Hate to talk cash flow?  Most providers would rather talk about program quality, but strong financial operations are essential to delivering and sustaining high-quality services. Join this free webinar to learn how to build your organization's fiscal strength and that of your provider network through a new, free suite of online resources at  
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
This free webinar is designed for those wanting to learn more about the Reclaiming Futures model and how the model has been adopted as a cost-effective juvenile justice reform initiative.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 8:00am to Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 2:00pm
Want to learn how to train your afterschool staff to increase the quality of their work?
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 9:00am to Friday, April 12, 2013 - 5:00pm
Here is a chance to highlight your local government's successes - especially in community and partnership building - at a national conference.
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 8:00am to Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 5:00pm
Join this comprehensive program of professional development opportunities in April. The Forum staff especially hope to see you in these sessions in which they are speaking:
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join this webinar to hear specifics about the Youth Program Quality Assessment - a validated instrument designed to evaluate the quality of youth programs and identify staff training needs.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Afterschool providers have long believed that their programs make a difference in the lives of young people.
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 2:30pm
It's time to once again come together to share our experiences, to learn from each other and to hear new ideas - at the second annual Ready by 21 National Meeting.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, March 1, 2013 - 5:00pm
Want to learn how to train your afterschool staff to increase the quality of their work? The Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality offers its Youth Work Methods Training of Trainers, which prepares participants to lead professional development workshops for site-based staff.
Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 8:00am to Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 5:00pm
Hundreds of educators, policymakers, business leaders, young people and staff from community organizations will meet at the third annual summit, sponsored by America's Promise (a Ready by 21 National Partner), to combat the dropout crisis.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 5:00pm
Keynote speaker will be Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education at Stanford University where she has launched the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute and the School Redesign Network.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, February 22, 2013 - 5:00pm
This conference will share a growing body of ideas, experiences and lessons from cities across the nation about building local afterschool systems.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
A well-done child and youth master plan provides a blueprint for where a community is going - and more.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, January 25, 2013 - 5:00pm
Registration is open for the inaugural Georgetown Public Policy Institute LEAD Conference (Leadership. Evidence. Analysis. Debate.) which brings together experts and key stakeholders to examine a particular policy challenge and to discuss solutions. This year's theme is "Positive Outcomes for At-Risk Children and Youth: Improving Lives Through Practice and System Reform."
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Raising ready children and youth requires a steady stream of supports from the full community to ensure that young people are not only problem-free, but also fully prepared and fully engaged. We’ll discuss what leaders can do to identify performance measures to ensure that young people are receiving adequate supports across the systems and settings where they spend their time, as well as how to establish a system of accountability to measure progress.