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1,823 Moving an Out-of-School Agenda: Lessons and Challenges Across Cities Common Ground Excerpt

What are the common tasks facing cities committed to saturating their city with high quality out-of-school opportunities, available to every young person? While no list is definitive or complete, we identify ten critical tasks.

1,802 Ready Partners: June 2, 2011

Ready Partners: Better School Instruction, the State of Afterschool, Helping Young Employees

1,797 Investing in Youth Poll

Results from this national- and city-level poll show that adults place a high priority on after-school, job training, service-learning, recreation, arts and health care programs — ahead of other concerns like senior centers or tax breaks for new businesses, with 45 percent of respondents nationally saying these programs are a very high priority.

1,780 The Right Kind of Opportunity for Youth

What happens when you give youth an opportunity? It all depends on the kind of opportunity. 

1,737 Ready Thoughts: September 2011

Ready for college, work, life...and the military?

1,722 Ready Partners: April 7, 2011

Ready by 21 Ideas, Graduation and Job Skills, the Value of Youth Programs

1,678 Forum Flash - January 20, 2010

Forum Flash: New information, Resources, Opportunities, Careers and Recent Events at the Forum for Youth Investment.

1,547 Ready Thoughts: March 24, 2011

Ready Thoughts: Improving Our 'Collective Impact'

1,520 College and Career Readiness

Karen Pittman, Co-founder of the Ready by 21 National Partnership asks: Even if students graduate, are they really equipped for the next stage?

1,509 Ready Partners: February 3, 2011

Ready Partners: Mentoring, Federal Youth Policy, Ready by 21 and the 40 Assets....