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The Forum for Youth Investment

Southeast Communities Working to Improve Quality in Youth Programming

The Ready by 21 National Partnership is sponsoring the Quality Improvement & Asset Building Challenge Grants (Q&A Challenge) in three southeast communities: Wicomico County, MD; Asheville, NC; and Ft.

Publishing Date: 
January 5, 2011

AASA Awards Ready by 21 Peer Workgroup Mini-Grants

While many communities are interested in implementing Ready by 21® strategies, the economic climate makes it difficult to begin new initiatives. To kick-start such efforts, the American Association of School Administrators has awarded the Erlanger-Eslmere School District (KY) and the Bristol-Warren Regional School District (RI) with Ready by 21 Peer Workgroup Mini-grants. 

Publishing Date: 
January 5, 2011

Forum Flash - December 16, 2010

New Ready by 21 Strategies in Action, The Forum Heads to Atlanta & Webinar Roundup
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December 20, 2010

Ready by 21 Looks to Atlanta Women's Leadership Group

On Dec. 10, the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta made Ready by 21 the focus of its annual "Coffee & Community" breakfast.

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December 16, 2010

Credentialed by 26, High Expectations & Strong Supports Yield Postsecondary Success

High Expectations and Strong Supports Yield Postsecondary Success is the second installment in the Forum for Youth Investment’s Ready by 21, Credentialed by 26 series. This new brief demonstrates that it is in fact possible to insulate the education pipeline for older, vulnerable youth, by providing the supports necessary for their success.  

Publishing Date: 
December 14, 2010

Credentialed by 26, Insulating the Education Pipeline to Increase Postsecondary Success

The first in a new Ready by 21, Credentialed by 26 series, this issue brief explores why postsecondary completion is an important goal and looks at how the U.S. is currently faring. It identifies partners that need to be mobilized and policy approaches that need to be enacted in order to significantly increase completion rates and help more young people successfully transition to adulthood.

Publishing Date: 
November 22, 2010

Forum Flash - November 17, 2010

November is in full swing and so is the Forum's mission that all young people be Ready by 21 - ready for college, work and life. Take a look at how Ready by 21 is already making an impact in the southeast with presentations from the Southeastern Council of Foundations Annual Meeting in Mobile, Alabama.

Publishing Date: 
November 18, 2010

BigTent Conference - Presentations Now Available!

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The BigTent Conference featured three days of sharing strategies, philosophies, and tools to advance the health and well-being of families and children, with inspiring speakers, 150+ practical workshops, and celebratory community building. Presentations now available!

Publishing Date: 
October 22, 2010