Are you involved in an innovative out-of-school (OST) time program? Do you know of some great ones in your community? If so, Information Age Publishing welcomes your ideas and recommendations as they launch a new series focused on research and promising practices to further grow and strengthen the OST field.
Frustrated by federal policy barriers preventing you from providing coordinated services and supports for disconnected youth? Join the Forum for Youth Investment's policy team as they walk through the specific components of the Round Three P3 application and share resources that will help you develop a quality proposal.
Opportunities abound this fall around the country to explore and discuss effective practices in SEL. This month, the Forum’s Karen Pittman and the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality’s Charles Smith will be presenting at the American Institutes for Research and American Youth Policy Forum convenings in Washington, DC.
Youth development professionals come from many backgrounds and work in a variety of settings. Due to this diversity, it’s essential to ensure there’s a basic understanding of positive youth development among those working in the field.
Obscured by the up-to-the-minute headlines and near-constant push notifications of a sensational election season, the unheralded work of the bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policy has quietly begun.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?