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Upcoming Conference Call: 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?
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?
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.
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:  http://forumfyi.org/P3
The application submission deadline is June 27, 2016.
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).
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?
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.
In this new episode of the Collective Impact Forum podcast series, Erin White (FSG) and Elizabeth Gaines (The Forum for Youth Investment) discuss their recent learning brief, How Public Policy Can Support Collective Impact.
As leaders in communities around the country implement collective impact initiatives, questions about how to align multiple initiatives are at the top of their list.
Forum CEO Karen Pittman was honored to deliver a keynote at the recent CISC Leadership Symposium. Her discussion focused on the Quest for Readiness and asked, "What if student success was measured not by course completion and graduation but by their ability to succeed in college, work and life?"
Here are some materials that were addressed during the talk.
Here are suggested materials and resources from the January 13, 2015 Panel Discussion on “Making Sense of Organizations and Resources”