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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
For those wondering what a nonprofit can and cannot legally do when it comes to electoral advocacy, SparkAction and several partners hosted a free webinar on Nonprofit Advocacy Dos and Don'ts in an Election Year.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Researchers and service providers struggle to heed the call for "evidence-based" practices and policies in education and in youth development.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Anyone who wants to make young people a priority in the 2012 state, congressional and presidential elections should check out Kids 2012. This collaboration of child and youth organizations gives people new ways to combine communications, advocacy and innovative technology to influence campaign discussions.

Thursday, February 2, 2012
YMCAs around Seattle are strengthening the skills of their staff and the quality of their services by carrying out an evidence-based improvement model, according to a new report.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and state first lady Crissy Haslam have found a new way to show commitment to changing policies and practices for young people: They’re co-chairing the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Corporate Voices for Working Families has released a new publication documenting the important ways in which business leaders and postsecondary educators can collaborate to serve their mutual goals.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Leaders who are working to get young people ready by 21 for college, work and life have a new way to spread the word: An animated video that explains the Ready by 21 approach and challenges viewers to fundamentally change how we guide children and youth to success.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Where do young people with disabilities fit in your efforts to help all youth in your community or state? The value of working across sectors behalf of those young people was on display last week at the annual IDEA Partnership Meeting, where Ready by 21 was explained to a receptive audience.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Anyone who's trying to collect better data and share it more effectively would have gotten a lot out of the Data Quality Campaign National Data Summit in Washington, D.C. last week.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
While boosting college access and success can seem complicated and expensive, officials in one state have found that some solutions are relatively simple: like, help students eat better.