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Youth Today: Evidence of a Darker Reality -- The Black Youth Project

By Karen Pittman, March 2007

Six in 10 African-American youth believe "it is hard for young black people to get ahead because they face so much discrimination,” according to a University of Chicago (UC) report released in February.

2007-03-01
Building Quality Improvement Systems: Lessons from Three Emerging Efforts in the Youth-Serving Sector

Quality is fast becoming a policy priority in states and localities around the country. As a result, formal and informal networks of youth organizations are seeking and developing strategies to help them assess and improve performance.

2007-03-01
Forum Flash: March 1, 2007

Making a difference by collaborating, coordinating and communicating

2007-03-01
Conference Call: Communications for Youth Advocates (2/14/07)

The Forum for Youth Investment, along with Voices for America's Children and Kids Count, hosted a conference call for youth advocates on communications and messaging on February 14th. The call featured Kristen Grimm, president of Spitfire Strategies, and Ann Lochner, director of the Applied Research Collaborative on Youth Development at the University of Minnesota.

2007-02-15
Business Leadership: Supporting Youth Development and the Talent Pipeline

The Forum for Youth Investment has partnered with Corporate Voices for Working Families to support a Youth Transitions Task Force charged with identifying and promoting the corporate and public policies necessary to ensure that young people ages 14-21 have the opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in work and in life.

2007-02-15
Forum Flash: February 13, 2007

The Forum looks back...while still moving forward into 2007

2007-02-13
Maryland: Education - Student Surveys - Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System Survey

This bill will require the Maryland Departments of Education and Health to align and combine their surveys with the federal Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System survey, so that young people in Maryland take only one government survey for federal and state departments per year.

(SB9, MD, 2007)

2007-01-15
Education-Student Surveys: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System Survey

The bill requires the State Department of Education to collaborate with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in order to incorporate the provisions of the Maryland Adolescent Survey and the Youth Tobacco Survey into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance system survey.

2007-01-10
Core Assumptions About Change

This two-pager summarizes the core assumptions that philanthropists, planners and policy makers consciously or unconsciously take into account when making decisions about where to focus their efforts to bring about change.

2006-12-15
Change Makers in Action: Los Angeles, California

Part of the Ready by 21® Change Makers in Action Series, this case study describes the work done by the United Way and the Unite-LA/L.A. Chamber partnership in Los Angeles.

2006-12-15