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Imagine that leaders carrying out collective impact efforts around the country came to your community to share their insights on how to succeed. That recently happened in St. Louis - and those insights are available to everyone.
A Virginia city is using data in new ways to see how its young people are doing and to build support for change.
Leaders all over the country are taking on the challenge of achieving community change through collective impact - and they're looking for proven strategies for success.
Collective impact is gaining interest across the country as an innovative strategy to solve complex problems that cannot be addressed by individual organizations working in isolation. Can this strategy even help us combat teen pregnancy? Georgia says yes, and is leading the way in showing us how.
A group of leaders gathered in Washington recently to discuss potential of Performance Partnerships - a new approach to making the most of federal resources for disconnected youth.
Last week marked the release of First to Finish College, a joint project between SparkAction (a division of the Forum for Youth Investment) and Demos.
President Obama last week signaled his support for efforts to boost the odds for disadvantaged youth by showing up unexpectedly at a Youth Jobs+ Champions of Change gathering at the White House.
Imagine…your community having comprehensive data to show whether or not young people are on the path to success.
How can your community partnerships achieve real outcomes? What supports do partnerships need to achieve collective impact? What are the key steps in collaborative efforts to improve community conditions and outcomes?
Nearly 400 public officials, educators, youth program leaders, nonprofit workers and funders from across the country gathered in February for the Better Together Conference in Baltimore.
Their mission: share lessons about building effective systems and encourage cities to better coordinate resources from multiple stakeholders.
On Independence Day, SparkAction and the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council released a list of the Top 24 Under 24 Youth Changemakers, featuring exemplary young people from across the country working to keep our democracy strong.