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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Leaders at a national afterschool conference last week called for better data collection to measure outcomes and for greater coordination and information-sharing among afterschool providers within communities.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Forum for Youth Investment has launched a significant expansion of its services to help communities achieve collective impact for young people.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
As more community leaders around the country see the value of creating a youth master plan, many of them wonder about the critical task of getting good public input—which is why what happened in Alexandria, Va., this past week is so inspiring.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Forum for Youth Investment is excited to announce that Melody Barnes, former domestic policy adviser to President Obama, will be among the featured speakers at the Ready by 21 National Meeting next month.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
When a state children's cabinet works in sync with the governor, the results can be powerful. In Minnesota, the children's cabinet recently put addressing the unmet mental health needs of children at the top of its to-do list, with the commissioners of each of its member agencies - Education, Human Services, and Health - dedicating resources to the cause. Then last week, the governor backed up that effort with funding.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Complex social problems cannot be solved by a single organization, predetermined solution or simple recipe.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
One of the Forum's leading partners, SAS, has been ranked No. 2 on Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best companies to work for.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
A new interactive graphic describes 18 steps to building a quality improvement system for afterschool services.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Anyone who works with middle school youth will want to see this new publication from The National Human Services Assembly.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Corporate Voices for Working Families (a Ready by 21 National Partner) and Year Up have launched a blog series in the Huffington Post highlighting why the White House and other federal policymakers should engage employers to help determine how to spend federal money to improve outcomes for opportunity youth.