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Align and strengthen coalitions, commissions and intermediaries


Introduction to the Ready by 21 Strategies

Specifically, Ready by 21 helps leaders build broader partnerships, set bigger goals, collect and use better data, and take bolder actions. 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.

Engaging Key Stakeholders: Chattanooga Connections

These leaders need to be committed and collaborative in ways that contribute to the overarching mission of the group. This webinar discussed local partnership efforts in Chattanooga, Tenn. and the tools from three Ready by 21 Partners—Corporate Voices for Working Families, United Way Worldwide and the America Association of School Administrators.

Featured Speakers: Linda McReynolds, United Way of Greater Chattanooga and Lesley Scearce, Executive Director of On Point, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Broader Partnerships 101

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.


Align and strengthen coalitions, commissions and intermediaries

When you get all of these groups working together harmoniously, you’ll bring everyone’s efforts closer to that concert we talked about earlier. The community will see an alignment of goals, strategies and functions among its leading organizations. Not every problem will be solved, but all of the community’s issues and populations will be covered by somebody.

Here are resources that address common questions:

There must be dozens of partnerships out there. How do I find them and figure out how they fit together?