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Thursday, February 6, 2014
The Forum is inviting communities to apply to join a new technical assistance cohort designed to help you build or strengthen a new leadership council for your cradle-to-career collective impact effort. This 90-day learning community will help local partnerships gather information to make informed decisions about the ideal scope, structure and staffing of their leadership council and lay the foundation for a collective impact approach.
Monday, January 27, 2014
History shows us that while much has been done in the transformation and evolution of educational reform, there are often many roadblocks that stall progress. But now, more than ever, leaders are facing adversity head-on, for one common goal: to better the lives of children.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The popular resource, From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes, has been updated.
Friday, December 20, 2013
SparkAction (a division of the Forum for Youth Investment) is accepting applications to find the Top 24 Under 24 Mythbusters - youth who are informing and empowering peers to make smart decisions about drug and alcohol use.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
A series of summits in Richmond, Va., gets leaders working together in new ways.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
In his latest Huffington Post blog, Alex Wirth, board member for the Forum for Youth Investment, describes the 3 steps we must take as a nation to ensure future generations are ready by 21.
Monday, November 25, 2013
FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions announced the Collective Impact Forum - a resource for practitioners and funders who are using the collective impact approach to achieve large-scale systems change.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
In this blog, W.K. Kellogg Foundation Vice President Carla Thompson focuses on four key concepts to ensure that every child has a fair chance at success in school and in life.
Friday, November 22, 2013
A new grant program will help schools in five regions explore ways to provide expanded learning opportunities for students - both in and out of school, and in partnership with community organizations. Under the Ready by 21 Expanded Learning Opportunities Challenge, announced this week by AASA, the districts will get $25,000 each to work with community-based organizations to expand out-of-school time offerings, share data, train staff and assess program quality.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The Saigh Symposium on Teen Development brought together government officials, nonprofit executives and youth to discuss how a community can use collective impact strategies to improve the odds of success for all young people.