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Events, Thought Leader Roundtables and Webinars Archive

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.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, October 12, 2012 - 5:00pm
The 2012 Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families (GCYF) Annual Conference recognized the foundational values of the United States.
Monday, October 8, 2012 - 9:00am to Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 5:00pm
The 10th annual Bridge Conference brought together afterschool and youth development professionals, school leaders, funders, researchers, policymakers, trainers/coaches and business leaders from across the country.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 3:00pm to Friday, October 5, 2012 - 5:00pm
Want to learn how to train your afterschool staff to increase the quality of their work?
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Opportunity Nation's second national Summit focused on one of the earliest and most critical rungs on the ladder of opportunity: ensuring that the rising generation is equipped with the skills needed to compete in the current and future economies.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Looking to implement a management information system for afterschool or summer but don't know where to begin or what questions to ask?
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
With various people and organizations playing unique roles in your community – focusing on particular issues, populations and geographic areas – someone needs to keep an eye on the big picture, connect the work of those groups and make sure there are no gaps. That’s why every successful Ready by 21 state or community has an overarching leadership council.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Forum for Youth Investment partnered with the Wallace Foundation, the National League of Cities and Collaborative for Building After-School Systems to host a free, three-part webinar series to share a new suite of tools commissioned by the foundation.
Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, August 3, 2012 - 5:00pm
Colleagues from around the country met and explored what is working and what is changing in the field of comprehensive community building.
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
All too often, in leadership roles and service professions, we find that who we are may or may not align with what we do, leading to a sense of frustration, or feeling depleted or overwhelmed. In this one-day retreat, individuals will have the opportunity to reflect upon the original calling to their work; recall the people and events that influenced the thread that runs through their lives; and examine who they are and how they want to be in their work as leaders in a changing and diverse out-of-school time landscape.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
This webinar reviewed the relevant steps of program evaluation, including planning tips, development strategies and data requirements.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 8:30am to Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 4:30pm
This seminar was a primer in understanding the current child and youth wellness crisis and developing the necessary approaches to increase physical activity and healthy eating in your out-of-school time program.