Leaders need to engage youth and families as organizers, planners, advocates by ensuring ongoing opportunities for leadership and participation. It‟s important to have strategies that reach all, not just a few. This webinar discussed ways to ensure that your work engages youth and families to the fullest.
After years of working with a wide variety of partnerships at the state and local level, the Forum for Youth Investment has concluded that communities and states need to consider a few basic components of partnerships. This webinar explained about this leadership capacity area and what you can do to build broader, more effective partnerships.
The Forum believes that meaningful youth engagement is critical for the creation of sustainable, widespread, high-impact change in the systems and settings that can either support or hinder young people’s progress.
Once communities have determined their desired outcomes, this website offers information regarding federal agencies or nationally recognized organizations that use different levels of criteria for identifying effective programs. This website may assist in identifying effective programs that may best match your needs.