The Forum for Youth Investment

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

Ready Thoughts: September 2012

Collective Impact and Opportunity Youth: Movements at the Crossroads

By Karen Pittman, President and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment

Publishing Date: 
September 6, 2012

Credentialed by 26 Series: Raising the Bar from Ready by 21 to Credentialed by 26: Highlights from Community and State Efforts

Anyone working to increase postsecondary success knows that aligning the work of various stakeholders and helping sectors work together is essential – and a new issue brief shows how leaders are making that happen on both the community and state levels.

Publishing Date: 
May 29, 2012