The Forum for Youth Investment
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.
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:  http://forumfyi.org/P3
The application submission deadline is June 27, 2016.
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.
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.
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.
Collective Impact and Opportunity Youth: Movements at the Crossroads
By Karen Pittman, President and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment