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Explore this collection of tools, reports, guides and other materials selected from across the expertise of the Ready by 21 National Partnership. You can search for specific resources using the filters on the left side or using the drop down menus below.

May 20, 2016
How can government change the way it does business to better serve communities?
Tagged in: Report, Bolder Actions
August 31, 2014
This worksheet is designed to help leaders assess current data strengths and gaps in their community. The worksheet prompts thinking about what data is important for decision making, where current data is accessed, and what additional data would contribute to more informed decision making.
August 26, 2014
Use this facilitator's guide and sample in a community meeting to help think about the variety of settings and supports that youth have access to and how the community's goals for young people fit into the bigger picture.
August 9, 2014
This facilitator’s guide helps a leader assist community members in thinking broadly about their goals for children and youth and how their specific goals fit into the ‘bigger picture.’
May 15, 2014
This resource packet is designed to help leaders better understand the services, supports and opportunities available to children and youth in a community. It includes a guide, a template for a program landscape mapping survey, and a set of sample charts and results.
March 19, 2014
This packet of materials is designed for a collaborative meeting ice breaker, town hall exercise or small group activity. The goal is to learn more about the range of stakeholders of a collaborative effort.
January 16, 2014
Are you setting up a leadership council in your community to tackle improving outcomes for kids? Do you have a collective impact effort underway that you’re trying to strengthen and improve? Come hear about some of the big questions you’ll need to consider as you align existing community efforts and identify the backbone supports you’ll need to have in place.
Tagged in: Webinar
January 16, 2014
Everyone who runs a youth program believes in their hearts that their program helps kids – but in their heads, they know they need convincing data to prove it. This guide from the Forum for Youth Investment – From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes – updated from 2011, is here to help them get it.
January 15, 2014
This worksheet, developed by the Forum for Youth Investment, can assist communities in comparing a current action planning process with the Ready by 21 process.