Find out the technical assistance happening in the sites, get more insight into the work in Iowa and find out what United Way is doing to support Ready by 21. We also have resources for Dropout Prevention summits, a webinar on program quality and a new brief on engaging stakeholders.
As we reach the end of year one, be sure to mind the forest and trees when planning for next year. Read what's happening in Austin and a partner spotlight on Corporate Voices for Working Families. Also, see presentations from Grand Rapids and the Role of Business in Ready by 21 Webinar. Be sure to plan ahead for the Ready by 21 Institute in Iowa, a call on involving youth and more.
In the November issue, we look ahead to the site lead meeting in December. Get a partner update on the Search Institute, call notes on engaging youth in quality assessment and building quality improvement systems, tools from the Michigan Dropout Summit and new publications from the Forum. Also, find out about trainings from the Center for Youth Program Quality and McCoy in Indianapolis.
Change is coming. Not just to the White House, but to Ready by 21 communities across the country. Stay tuned for exciting updates on our Ready by 21 rollout plans in the next issue of Forum Flash. Also check out our 3 latest publications, a Michigan Dropout Summit and more!
Ready by 21 Webinar Series, Non-Profit of the Year Award and more!
The Forum is proud to revive the Out-of-School Time Policy Commentary; the first issue is focused on youth work practice and reivews studies that our broadening our knowledge. Karen Pittman's Youth Today column looks at what young people need to get through school rather than dropping out.
The Forum assembled Children's Cabinets and Youth Councils in New Orleans and gave these groups a chance to interact with each other. Also this month, the latest Next Generation Youth Work Coalition Bulletin came out with updates on the work being done to support communications and development for youth workers.