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Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Forum VP Thaddeus Ferber blogs about what presidential appearances mean for the cause.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Just as there is a change in the seasons, change is happening in the way nine communities around the country do business for young people.
Friday, August 2, 2013
The Ready by 21 National Partnership is seeking communities to join the second Ready Youth Learning Cohort. The Ready Youth Learning Cohort communities will receive a suite of tools and technical assistance using the enhanced Gallup Student Poll, a powerful measure of youth voice, to ignite conversations that drive solutions.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Nearly 400 public officials, educators, youth program leaders, nonprofit workers and funders from across the country gathered in February for the Better Together Conference in Baltimore.
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.