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Embracing YPQA Video Still Empowering Staff, Improving Quality

This inspiring 12-minute video documents how the Georgetown Divide, a small community in the Sierra foothills of Northern California has embraced a positive youth development approach across the settings where youth spend time and has anchored that commitment through widespread use of the Youth Program Quality Assessment.

2010-09-08
Federal Programs & Youth Workers: Opportunities to Strengthen Our Workforce

Policymakers increasingly view youth development and after-school programs as solutions to a host of problems confronting youth, communities and our country overall. Yet, funds for these programs as a whole are scarce and when resources are devoted to training or workforce development, they appear to be included as afterthoughts or minor priorities.

2009-01-30
Finding Common Agendas: How Young People are Being Engaged in Community Change Efforts

To further the exploration of the changing role of community development organizations (CDOs) in youth development work, the Ford Foundation retained Community Development Associates, Inc., (CDA) in January of 1998 to conduct an investigation of the interconnection between youth development work and that of community-based organizations.

1999-10-01
Forum Flash - December 16, 2010 New Ready by 21 Strategies in Action, The Forum Heads to Atlanta & Webinar Roundup 2010-12-20
Forum Flash - February 17, 2010

Forum Flash: Act on the Federal Budget; How to Improve Community College

2011-02-22
Forum Flash - January 20, 2010

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

2011-01-20
Forum Flash - March 17, 2011

Forum Flash: Raising Youth Voices, Ready by 21 Success, Improving Program Quality

2011-03-18
Forum Flash - November 17, 2010

November is in full swing and so is the Forum's mission that all young people be Ready by 21 - ready for college, work and life. Take a look at how Ready by 21 is already making an impact in the southeast with presentations from the Southeastern Council of Foundations Annual Meeting in Mobile, Alabama.

2010-11-18
Forum Flash - October 21, 2010

This month you'll find out about the Ready by 21 Policy Coalition's Capitol Hill briefing, Big Tent Conference, and Ready by 21 webinars. Also don't forget to read Karen's Youth Today column on the Gallup Student Poll, two "big idea" policy papers, and the first installment of the Ready by 21, Credentialed by 26 Series.

2010-10-20
Forum Flash: April 21, 2011

Align Youth Policies, Build Leadership Councils, Act on the Federal Budget

2011-04-21