Forum for Youth Investment
The Forum works on a range of projects related to Opportunity Youth (otherwise called "Disconnected Youth'): 16-24 year olds who are not employed nor enrolled in school. The Forum focuses in particular on opportunity youth who are boys and young men of color.
The Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) round two public solicitation for proposals was released. You can access the federal application here:
In this dual blog posting, the Forum’s Karen Pittman and Stephanie Malia Krauss weigh in on an article about competence-based vs. traditional education. Pittman and Krauss reflect on their own experiences and offer suggestions on how schools can break free from the status quo.
While it may not be on their list to Santa, there’s one thing that every kid wants and needs: a good teacher. Take time over the holidays to read this insightful and informative story from Ryan Fuller, a for
The YouthBuild board of directors spent Friday morning at the Sasha Bruce YouthBuild Program in a very poor section of Washington, D.C. For two hours, we listened to six recent graduates talk about their pasts, their futures and the transformations they experienced because of the program and the commitment of the staff.