The Forum for Youth Investment

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.  

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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.

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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.

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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!

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October 22, 2010

Ready by 21: Presentation at the Southeastern Council of Foundations Annual Meeting

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Nearly 50 grantmakers and foundation leaders from throughout the Southeast attended a workshop titled The Big Picture:
Using Small Strategic Grants to Increase Capacity for Change
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at the Southeastern Council of Foundations Annual Meeting in Mobile, Alabama on November 11, 2010. 

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November 15, 2010

Ready by 21: Results-Based Planning for Communities Presentation

This interactive session provided an overview of the Results-Based Accountability (RBA) approach to measuring and improving the performance of organizations and community quality-of-life in a way that aligns with the Ready by 21 strategies.

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October 22, 2010

Ohio Family and Children First Cabinet Council Brochure

Learn more about the Ohio Family and Children First Cabinet Council by checking out their brochure! You may read or print the brochure using the links below.

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October 21, 2010