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Ready News: December 6, 2013

Ready News
December 6, 2013

Building the Bridge between Communities and Schools


Building the Bridge between Communities and Schools

How do you get schools and out-of-school providers working in concert toward the same goals for young people? Leaders in Richmond, Va., are starting to answer that question with a series of summits designed to build a shared agenda for youth development.


This short story describes what they do at the summits.

 News & Resources
Community Change
New Community Leaderships Network Announced
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced a new program to support leaders working to solve community problems. The Community Leadership Network Fellowship will help to form new, self-sustaining networks in the foundation's four priority places: Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico and New Orleans. It will also include a national cohort.


Opportunity Youth


Closing the Opportunity Gap
In his latest Huffington Post blog, Alex Wirth, board member for the Forum for Youth Investment, describes the three steps we must take as a nation to ensure future generations are ready by 21.






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