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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.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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Partnerships and collaborations can take many forms. Whatever the scale of the partnership, effective partnerships are built on clear agreements about the scope of work to be done, the capacity needed to do the work and the mandate or authority in place to ensure that the work is done thoroughly and well.
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Will Expanded Learning Time = Better Outcomes?

In the fall of 2011, the U.S. Department of Education established a waiver process to help states obtain additional flexibility in meeting No Child Left Behind Act performance standards. The "optional flexibility" choice, also known as Waiver 11, captured the attention of leaders in education agencies, schools and community-based organizations.

Monday, December 19, 2011
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Materials and a webinar about the impact of expanding learning time on schools and youth-serving organizations.
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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.

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