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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.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
This free webinar familiarizes participants with a program self- assessment process conducted with the Camp Program Quality Assessment (Camp PQA), an instrument developed by the American Camping Association and the Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
This webinar will explain a self-assessment process conducted with the Camp Program Quality Assessment (Camp PQA), an instrument developed by the American Camping Association and the Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Experts will share how the Camp PQA can be used in camp programs and provide related training resources.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 8:30am to 10:30am
This panel discussion looks at how partnerships - among schools, community institutions and public agencies - can respond to the diverse academic and nonacademic needs of students and provide youth with supportive environments in which they can learn and thrive.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 9:00am to Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 5:00pm
The Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality is offering a capacity-building training.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Policies and programs to prevent and recover high school dropouts should build upon resources and capacities which already exist within the community.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
If your community is like most, it already has lots of partnerships in place: partnerships with their own websites, logos, mission statements and memorandums of understanding. These partnerships can be an enormous asset – if you can organize them into a coherent patchwork that meets the needs of the whole child and the whole community. In this webinar, participants explored one tool for gathering information about the various active groups in their communities and discussed how this data can help advance efforts. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING.
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Ambitious leaders with big plans sometimes give people TMI: Too Much Information. Hand out a list of indicators about child and youth outcomes, or a list of goals to develop community supports for youth, and you risk creating communications overload. Key communications tools, such as storytelling and visuals, can help keep your stakeholders and community on the mark and moving forward. In thie webinar, participants learned more about these tools and how leaders have used them effectively. Featuring Patrick Boyle, Communications Director, the Forum for Youth Investment VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING HERE.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 9:00am to Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 5:00pm
The Forum's David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality offered a capacity-building training.
Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 9:00am to Monday, November 12, 2012 - 5:00pm
That was the theme of Independent Sector's Annual Conference this year, which drew thousands of people from nonprofits, foundations and corporate giving programs. 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, November 9, 2012 - 5:00pm
SECF held their annual gathering of Southeastern grantmakers at the beautiful Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
To achieve long-term, systemic change, you have to have demand and buy-in – not just from top decision-makers but also from community members and young people themselves.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Forum for Youth Investment introduced a new how-to guide for OST systems-builders that identifies the key stages and steps in building effective, sustainable and systemic approaches to quality improvement systems (QIS) for afterschool providers. This webinar featured case studies of communities tackling the stages of cohesive QIS development.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Attendees joined presenters like John Kania, who leads intellectual capital development at FSG related to groundbreaking work on Catalytic Philanthropy and Collective Impact; Betty Morgan, named 2010 American Association of School Administrators’ 2010 “National Superintendent of the Year”, Michael Robbins, Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education and representatives from leading communities and national organizations like Data Quality Campaign, Search Institute, National Center for Community Schools and Attendance Works at the 2012 Communities for Change Leadership Symposium.