From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes

Everyone who runs a youth program believes in their hearts that their program helps kids – but in their heads, they know they need convincing data to prove it. This guide from the Forum for Youth Investment – From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes – updated from 2011, is here to help them get it.

Publishing Date: 
January 22, 2014

P3 Background Information and Materials

In February 2011, President Obama released a Presidential Memorandum on Administrative Flexibility, charging all agencies with aligning administrative and regulatory requirements to allow states, localities, or tribes to target funds toward coordinated effo

Publishing Date: 
January 1, 2016

Recommendations for Administrative Flexibility

Download the Forum's Recommendations for Administrative Flexibility, created with input from the members of the Children's Cabinet Network.

Publishing Date: 
August 9, 2011

Search Institute Unveils New Big Tent Plan

Search Institute has made a big change in the plans for BigTent this year. The national event, under the name of BigTent Conference 2011, will not be held.

Publishing Date: 
July 18, 2011

Ready by 21 State Strategy Symposium

Follow-Up Materials to June 20-21 meeting in Chattanooga

Overview Materials and Examples

Publishing Date: 
June 30, 2011

Align New Policies with Existing Efforts to Collaborate

The Forum has just launched its new Ready by 21 Policy Alignment Series, which will provide a set of strategies to ensure that new child and youth policies align with existing efforts in order to create a seamless system of supports.

Publishing Date: 
April 21, 2011

Virginia Cities Challenge Follow-Up Documents

The following materials were included as part of the team binder at the Virginia Cities Challenge Policy Institute in Richmond, VA on March 10 & 11, 2011. Please note that these are draft materials and should not be distributed outside of your organization.

Publishing Date: 
March 23, 2011

Ready by 21 Case Study: Georgetown Divide

This is a story of a community bringing together a wide range of organizations to improve services and results for youth. Community leaders on the Georgetown Divide gathered a broad coalition to improve youth outcomes.

Publishing Date: 
February 23, 2011