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Performance Partnerships Pilots (P3) Round Two Application Deadline Extended

The federal government recently announced an application deadline extension for the second round of the P3 competition. The U.S. Department of Education will reopen the application process until July 19th.

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July 15, 2016

Baton Rouge Holds Urban Congress Summit

Baton Rouge leaders recently convened an Urban Congress focused on improving outcomes for boys and men of color. The congress was developed by MetroMorphosis, an urban renewal nonprofit led by Reverend Raymond Jetson, with technical support and guidance from the Forum's Larry Pasti.

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July 1, 2016

New Orleans Youth Program Quality Initiative Video

New Orleans leaders identified increasing program quality as a key driver to improve outcomes for children and youth in New Orleans. In 2015, Baptist Community Ministries launched a New Orleans Youth Program Quality Initiative (NOLA-YPQI) Pilot in partnership with local leaders in philanthropy and youth development and the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality.

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July 1, 2016

Call Recording: Collective (Seeing + Learning + Action) = Collective Impact; Reflections on the CI Movement Five Years In

The Collective Impact approach rocked the community change world in a way few other ideas have over the decades.  What have we learned?

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June 28, 2016

Upcoming Webinar: Identifying Community Priorities for Child Well-Being

With all the milestones kids need to achieve to be successful, how can a community come together to focus on critical needs? This webinar explores how tools from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Evidence2Success framework provide comprehensive data and an intentional process for communities to establish priorities for improving child well-being.

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May 31, 2016

Flexible Learning & Credentialing Pathways for Young People Webinar Recording

How can we evolve learning and credentialing pathways for young people in the K-12 system so that they include a broad ecosystem of credentialing and learning environments, and keep young people on the path to college, career and civic readiness?

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May 18, 2016

SEL Practice and Research Gather Momentum

Social and emotional learning must be accounted for if we want our youth to succeed. Empathy is just as important as English.
 
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May 5, 2016

Annie E. Casey Foundation Webinar Recording: Experts Prescribe Prevention Science to Keep Kids on Right Path

How can science help you solve tomorrow’s problems for youth today? This recent webinar by the Annie E. Casey Foundation explored how the benefits of prevention science and research science can be applied through tested, effective programs to improve the well-being of children and youth in your community, and how to find programs that address your priorities. The Annie E.

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May 3, 2016

Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) Round Two Application Released

The Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) round two public solicitation for proposals was released! You can access the federal application and related tips and materials at:&nbsp http://forumfyi.org/P3

The application submission deadline is June 27, 2016.

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April 28, 2016

Collective Impact Policy Summit 2015

The Collective Impact Policy Summit brought together state and local leaders who are engaged in innovative thinking and practices to align their efforts vertically (from local to federal) and horizontally (across education, human services, health, justice, labor and more).

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January 21, 2016

Forum CEO Honored for Lifetime of Service

How do you measure the impact of a person? By the number of people they inspire? The opportunities they create for youth through systems-level change? The paradigm shifts they lead -- like “problem free isn’t fully prepared” – to help communities get more young people ready for college, work and life?

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November 12, 2015

Congressional Briefing

Collective Impact for Children and Youth Policy Summit

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June 30, 2015

My Brother's Keeper Alliance: Going Beyond Media, Beyond Government

Sara Matthew, policy associate for the Forum, was on hand at last week's announcement of My Brother's Keeper Alliance. She shares her thoughts about being one of the privileged few to be in the room during the announcement.

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May 13, 2015