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Hawaii: Request Counties to Assist At-Risk Youth

Requesting the counties, the family courts in all circuits, and the office of youth services to collaborate on the development of an action plan that assesses the needs of their at-risk youth, identifies programs, services and strategies to address their needs, and provides safe alternatives to incarceration for youth on each island.

Hawaii: Youth Leadership Development Camps

Appropriates funds for community-based youth leadership development camps on all islands in the State. Appoints the state student council to oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of these camps.
(HB 910, HI, 2005)

How Public Policy Can Support Collective Impact

How can public policies be collective impact friendly?

How to Partner for Impact: The Nuts & Bolts of Aligning Collective Impact Efforts

As leaders in communities around the country implement collective impact initiatives, questions about how to align multiple initiatives are at the top of their list.

Illinois: Department of Children and Family Services. Program Improvement Plan (PIP) Resources

The Department of Children and Family Services shares many useful planning resources covering topics such as community college payment, youth employment, transitional servies, alcohol and drug intervention, scholarships and education training vouchers.

Illinois: Investments in Illinois' Future

Investments in Illinois' Future is a report analyzing Illinois expenditures on programs and services for youth ages 12 to 24 between fiscal years 1994 and 2004. This historical analysis provides valuable information and context relevant to inform future planning, policy development, appropriations decisions and statewide analysis impacting youth in Illinois.

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.

Indiana: Council for Youth Development - Report to the Community 2006 - 2007

The Council for Youth Development has its ultimate goal that every child in the county be Ready by 21—ready for learning, ready for work, ready for life. This annual report to the community is intended to open community dialogue which will result in increased focus on positive youth development in Bartholomew County.

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.

Indiana: The KIDS COUNT in Indiana 2004 Data Book: County Profiles of Child Well-Being

The eleventh in the series, the KIDS COUNT in Indiana 2004 Data Book is an important tool for planning and action by community leaders, policy makers, youth workers, advocates, and others working to improve the lives of Indiana’s children.