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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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February 23, 2011

New Mexico Children's Cabinet 2011 Report Card & Budget Report

The New Mexico Children's Cabinet released its 2011 Report Card & Budget Report. This is the seventh iteration of the document, which has garnered national recognition for its innovation.

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February 1, 2011

Researchers Looking at Impact of Youth Interventions

What’s the impact of interventions aimed at improving the settings where children and youth spend their time? That was the topic in December, when the Forum and the William T. Grant Foundation convened an interdisciplinary group of scholars who are studying those effects. The multi-year studies focus on myriad settings, such youth-serving agencies, classrooms and households.

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January 20, 2011