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Congressional Briefing

Collective Impact for Children and Youth Policy Summit

Publishing Date: 
June 30, 2015

My Brother's Keeper Alliance: Going Beyond Media, Beyond Government

Sara Matthew, policy associate for the Forum, was on hand at last week's announcement of My Brother's Keeper Alliance. She shares her thoughts about being one of the privileged few to be in the room during the announcement.

Publishing Date: 
May 13, 2015

Podcast: How Public Policy Can Support Collective Impact

In this new episode of the Collective Impact Forum podcast series, Erin White (FSG) and Elizabeth Gaines (The Forum for Youth Investment) discuss their recent learning brief, How Public Policy Can Support Collective Impact.

Publishing Date: 
March 12, 2015

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.

Publishing Date: 
February 16, 2015

CISC Leadership Symposium 2015

Forum CEO Karen Pittman was honored to deliver a keynote at the recent CISC Leadership Symposium. Her discussion focused on the Quest for Readiness and asked, "What if student success was measured not by course completion and graduation but by their ability to succeed in college, work and life?" 

Here are some materials that were addressed during the talk.

Publishing Date: 
February 12, 2015

Linked Learning Convention 2015

Here are suggested materials and resources from the January 13, 2015 Panel Discussion on “Making Sense of Organizations and Resources”


Publishing Date: 
January 12, 2015

Competency Education Can Address Readiness Gaps - But Not Alone

Stephanie Krauss has seen up close the deep inequalities faced by many young people in under-resourced communities: through the experience of her brother, who attended one of the best public high schools in his state, versus the experience of students in the alternative high school that she ran, many of whom had attended "dropout factories." Krauss, senior fellow at the Forum for Yout

Publishing Date: 
January 9, 2015

Getting the Most Out of Afterschool Programs

High-quality programming can improve academic performance, social skills and individual responsibility while decreasing risky behavior and misconduct. That requires qualified staff - but how does a program explain the impact of staff training to the public, funders and other stakeholders?

Publishing Date: 
January 9, 2015