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Youth Community Mobilizers Share Strategies and Advice about Building Capacity in Under-Resourced Communities

On the weekend of September 22 -23, 2006, two dozen youth (aged 15 – 20) and adults from Oasis/Community Impact! in Nashville, Tennessee; Youth in Action and Young Voices in Providence, Rhode Island; and Austin Voices for Education and Youth in Austin, Tex

2006-09-30
California: Child Welfare Leadership and Performance Accountability

The Child Welfare Leadership and Performance Accountability Act seeks to establish within the California Health and Human Services Agency the California Child Welfare Council, an advisory body that would be responsible for improving the collaboration and processes of the multiple agencies and courts that serve children and youth in the child welfare and foster care systems.

2006-09-15
Ready for Work

In the past, much attention has been paid to the leaks in the “education pipeline”, but now employers, youth and communities are focusing on repairing the “work pipeline” to ensure that young people are ready for work by age 21

2006-09-01
Ready by 21® Change Makers In Action Series: Introduction

An introduction to the Ready by 21 Change Makers In Action Series.

2006-08-15
Change Makers in Action: Georgetown Divide (Black Oak Mine)

Part of the Ready by 21® Change Makers in Action Series, this case study describes the work done by the Georgetown Divide Ready by 21 Coalition.

2006-08-15
Change Makers in Action: Council for Youth Development (Columbus/Bartholomew County, Indiana)

Part of the Ready by 21® Change Makers in Action Series, this case study describes the work done by the Council for Youth Development in Columbus/Bartholomew County, Indiana.

2006-08-15
Change Makers in Action: Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development

Part of the Ready by 21® Change Makers in Action Series, this case study describes the work done by the Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development.

2006-08-15
Alabama, Madison County: Madison County Children's Budget Report

The purpose of the children’s budget report is to provide a comprehensive picture of where the funding streams for children’s programs and other family supports in Madison County originate, where they are channeled, and how they are allocated.  We hope policy makers will utilize the results to make more informed decisions about future investments in children’s programs in our community.  Hopefu

2006-08-15
Youth Today: Ready = Ready = Ready

By Karen Pittman, July 2006

The month of May produced yet another study showing that the skills young people need to be ready for life beyond high school may be the same whether they are headed to college or the work force.

2006-07-15
Indiana: Our Children, Our Opportunity, Our Future: Council for Youth Development Report to the Community 2006-2007

The Council for Youth Development is the third generation of community work in Bartholomew County, Indiana, focusing on children and youth. The Council has as its ultimate goal every child in the county being Ready by 21™ – ready for learning, ready for work, ready for life.

2006-07-02