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Ready News: July 5, 2012

Ready News
July 5, 2012

Quick Links To Connect with Your Fellow Leaders


Connect with Leaders Around the Country
Want to know what other leaders are doing to improve the odds for children and youth? There are more ways than ever to keep up to date about Ready by 21 news and resources, and with leaders carrying out Ready by 21 strategies ...

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July 31, 2012, 3 p.m. ET 

Ready by 21 is a set of innovative strategies developed by the Forum for Youth Investment that helps communities improve the odds that all children and youth will be ready for college, work and life. This webinar will guide participants through the essential components of Ready by 21 - the rationale behind Ready by 21, tools and services available to communities and leaders, and the Ready by 21 National Partnership - an unprecedented coalition of organizations representing the government, education, non-profit, business, research and philanthropy sectors.


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Deer Isle, Maine: Quick Action Builds Community Support

Here we see how a community increased demand for improving and expanding youth services by immediately launching a new approach even while developing long-range plans.

Local leaders realized that too many young people in the villages of Deer Isle, Stonington and Sedgwick were not ready for successful lives. Amy Vaughn set out to change that.


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