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The Importance of "Emergence" in the Youth Field

Forum CEO Karen Pittman guest blogs for the Collective Impact Forum on embracing emergence - a key theme from John Kania's plenary session at the 2014 Ready by 21 National Meeting. 

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May 19, 2014

Forum Executives Among Nation’s Top Afterschool Leaders

Who does the most to shape the nation’s afterschool field? The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) just named the 25 most influential leaders – including the CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment and the executive director of its Weikart Center on Youth Program Quality.

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April 9, 2014

Partners Launch New Collective Impact Resource

A new resource has been unveiled to help leaders use the collective impact approach to achieve large-scale community change.

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March 25, 2014

Shrinking the Opportunity Gap

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March 13, 2014

Strengthen Your Backbone

Some 250 leaders from around the nation gathered in San Francisco this week to address one of the fundamental conditions for achieving collective impact: Leading an effective backbone organization.

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February 14, 2014

New Flexibility to Use Fed Funds

Great news: After years of work by advocates for disconnected youth, Congress included Performance Partnership Pilots in the fiscal 2014 omnibus spending bill. As a result, up to 10 places can enter Performance Partnership agreements to use federal discretionary funds more efficiently and effectively to improve outcomes for disconnected youth.

 

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February 7, 2014

Calibrating Expectations for i3 Evaluation Results

History shows us that while much has been done in the transformation and evolution of educational reform, there are often many roadblocks that stall progress.

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January 27, 2014