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Thursday, September 8, 2011
Every year, The Nonprofit Times celebrates the 50 most influential executives in the nonprofit sector. Every year, leaders of the Ready by 21 National Partnership are well represented - including on this year's list, published in August.
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Are you part of a community intermediary network? Then make your voice heard through the first annual national intermediary survey, conducted by the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Next month brings the biennial National Summit on Your City's Families, the nation's largest gathering of municipal leaders who are working to improve the lives of children, youth and families in their communities.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
A conference in Virginia last month offered one way to make sure college and career readiness is a priority for public schools - and to show educators how Ready by 21 helps them meet that priority.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Anyone who tries to get leaders from different sectors to work together better knows that sometimes you have to literally get them in the same room - which is what Chattanooga, Tenn., did last month when it convened 300 teachers, frontline workers, business people and foundation leaders for a conference about improving supports for young people.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
For communities wishing to be named an All-America City this year, reading will be fundamental. The National Civic League's All America City award (founded in 1949) will focus on efforts to increase the number of low-income children reading on grade level by the end of third grade.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Communities seeking federal Promise Neighborhood grants can get help from a new guide produced by the Forum for Youth Investment.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Communities across the country are forming leadership bodies to help improve outcomes for youth. But one group of stakeholders, the youth-serving sector, is often the least organized and least systematically represented of all.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
America's Promise Alliance has launched a new philanthropic fund focused on solving the nation's high school dropout crisis.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Learning First Alliance, a partnership of 16 national education associations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Executive Director Dan Domenech as chair of its board of directors.