The Forum for Youth Investment

Collective (Seeing + Learning + Action) = Collective Impact; Reflections on the CI Movement Five Years In

The Collective Impact approach rocked the community change world in a way few other ideas have over the decades.  What have we learned?

From Data to Evidence to Policy: Recommendations for the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking

President Obama has signed a bipartisan bill creating a 15-member commission to determine how the federal government can share and link administrative data sets without risking personal information privacy.

Publishing Date: 
June 1, 2016

2015 Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S.

The 2015 Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. is the nation's only survey of state child and youth policy coordinating bodies (e.g., children's cabinets, early childhood councils and P-20/P-16 education councils.) The survey assesses coordinating bodies in the areas of partnerships, goals, data, accomplishments and challenges.

Publishing Date: 
May 25, 2016

Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) Round Two Application Released

The Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) round two public solicitation for proposals was released! You can access the federal application and related tips and materials at:&nbsp http://forumfyi.org/P3

The application submission deadline is June 27, 2016.

Publishing Date: 
April 28, 2016

Webinar: White House/Obama Administration Policies Supporting Comprehensive Strategies for Youth

In order for community partnerships to have a positive impact on young people's lives, federal policies need to support comprehensive, place-based interagency efforts.

Publishing Date: 
August 6, 2013

Who are the Nation's Top 24 Youth Changemakers?

On Independence Day, SparkAction and the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council released a list of the Top 24 Under 24 Youth Changemakers, featuring exemplary young people from across the country working to keep our democracy strong.

Publishing Date: 
July 24, 2013

Building Better Afterschool Systems

Nearly 400 public officials, educators, youth program leaders, nonprofit workers and funders from across the country gathered in February for the Better Together Conference in Baltimore.

Their mission: share lessons about building effective systems and encourage cities to better coordinate resources from multiple stakeholders.

Publishing Date: 
July 25, 2013