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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
Incorporating Youth Development Principles into Adolescent Health Programs:A Guide for State-Level Practitioners & Policy Makers

The youth development approach has gained traction over the past twenty-plus years, across a range of youth-serving fields, including public health.

2006-12-15
What Kids Need

The December 2006 issue of State Legislatures Magazine features an article by NCSL and Forum staff entitled “What Kids Need.” This article is a part of our ongoing partnership with NCSL to strengthen youth policy in the states and assist state policy makers with the tools and information they need to make change.

2006-12-15
Conference Call: What's Next for Child and Youth Advocacy?

On December 14, 2006, The Forum for Youth Investment, along with Voices for America's Children, Kids Count, and the National Conference of State Legislatures, hosted conference call for state child and youth advocates to discuss what the changing political landscape means for child and youth advocacy.

2006-12-15