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Events, Thought Leader Roundtables and Webinars Archive

 
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.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 8:30am to Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 4:30pm
APAS helps program leaders work in a collaborative, intentional manner to strengthen their program(s) and promote youth outcomes. Attendees are encouraged to come in teams and will learn how to use data in an interactive, hands-on, two-day seminar, and will have questions answered, share experiences, and help build a plan of action for their program.
Monday, July 23, 2012 - 8:30am to Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
The out-of-school time field has been through much iteration over the past 20 years, changing to fit the needs of young people and their communities.· In just two short decades, Out-of-School Time (OST) has gone from fractured child care to sophisticated systems working in partnership with schools and communities to improve the academic, social and emotional competencies of young people. This seminar, explored the origins and the growth of the field in order to provide context for the next phase of OST systems-building.
Monday, July 23, 2012 - 8:30am to Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 4:30pm
This seminar was for afterschool directors, supervisors, curriculum and education coordinators, and 21st CCLC personnel interested in utilizing the Afterschool Program Assessment System (APAS). APAS is one of the only assessment systems available that helps afterschool programs link quality and youth outcomes together in a comprehensive, flexible, and integrated fashion.
Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 9:00am to Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 5:00pm
More than 60 mini-plenary sessions and workshops focused on the latest research and best practices in the areas of health and nutrition, economic inequality/poverty alleviation, early childhood development, parent empowerment, education, child welfare, community and youth violence, and juvenile justice.

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