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Wednesday, July 24, 2013
On Independence Day, SparkAction and the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council released a list of the Top 24 Under 24 Youth Changemakers, featuring exemplary young people from across the country working to keep our democracy strong.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
A new report documents the work of placed-based initiatives (such as Promise Neighborhoods) to improve the lives of children and families.
Friday, June 21, 2013
The growth of collective impact strategies to create community change has given rise to a common question among leaders: How do you fund the backbone organization that's essential to the success of those strategies?
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Summer youth programs are going to get their own process for quality assessment.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The New York Times provided an online forum for a debate about increasing the time that students spend in school - and leaders across the youth field responded with strong and well-thought opinions.
Monday, June 10, 2013
A pair of new federal reports tackles two crucial issues for young people - coordinating federal youth policies and reaching disconnected youth. And the people behind those reports will soon be available to discuss the findings with practitioners and policymakers around the country.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A group of city leaders has delivered a powerful message to their colleagues around the country about working together to deliver high-quality services to young people.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Antonio Dominguez entered high school "disengaged and directionless," as he puts it, but emerged as a community leader.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Youth engagement is an expanding youth-development strategy that has been successful in many places but remains underused in many others.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
As the movement grows to help youth who are disconnected from school and work, crucial questions include "Who are they?" and "Why are they disconnected?"