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Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Does your state have a child and youth coordinating body? The Forum's new map can tell you.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Providers wondering about the potential impact of a new federal rule about funding for afterschool programs got some insight from a webinar hosted by the Forum this month.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
At the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual KIDS COUNT conference in Baltimore last month, Forum CEO Karen Pittman served on a panel about youth involvement in advocacy and public policy work on behalf of children, youth and their families.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Anyone who works with students knows that balancing work and school can hinder a young person's success in higher education. However, the opposite can also be true: Good jobs facilitate student persistence and completion.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Want to learn more about building career skills? A new report by Corporate Voices for Working Families examines employers who are embracing training for their workers.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
For those who think a task force never changes anything, some youths in Nashville can prove otherwise - if you can catch them as they hop on city buses for school, rec programs, libraries and home, all for free.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education just made it easier for agencies to share important data about young people - data that will help them improve services and supports.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Program leaders often face a tension between instilling accountability strategies to encourage rigorous practice, while also fostering an atmosphere where creativity and risk-taking thrive.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Anyone who collaborates with schools on out-of-school time programs should watch what happens in Washington with Waiver 11.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Could Social Impact Bonds - where private investors fund social programs up front and get returns based on their success - change how we fund youth and family services in the United States? The White House recently partnered with the Nonprofit Finance Fund to discuss the possibilities.