Imagine that leaders carrying out collective impact efforts around the country came to your community to share their insights on how to succeed. That recently happened in St. Louis - and those insights are available to everyone.
Leaders all over the country are taking on the challenge of achieving community change through collective impact - and they're looking for proven strategies for success.
In the Forum’s latest guest blog by Robert Slavin, he shares some of the lessons learned by the team at Erikson Early Math Collaborative, which helps teachers get better at teaching math to young children.
Collective impact is gaining interest across the country as an innovative strategy to solve complex problems that cannot be addressed by individual organizations working in isolation. Can this strategy even help us combat teen pregnancy? Georgia says yes, and is leading the way in showing us how.
Last week marked the release of First to Finish College, a joint project between SparkAction (a division of the Forum for Youth Investment) and Demos.
A group of leaders gathered in Washington recently to discuss potential of Performance Partnerships - a new approach to making the most of federal resources for disconnected youth.
President Obama last week signaled his support for efforts to boost the odds for disadvantaged youth by showing up unexpectedly at a Youth Jobs+ Champions of Change gathering at the White House.