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Thought Leader Conversation: Why Are All the Black (and Latino and White) Kids Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? A Frank Discussion of the Intersection of Social and Emotional Learning and Identity Development

A Thought Leader Conversation with Karen Pittman and Beverly Daniel Tatum
Tuesday, November 21
1:00-2:00 PM EST

Publishing Date: 
November 21, 2017

Conference: Registration Now Open for the 2018 Ready by 21 National Meeting

Publishing Date: 
November 3, 2017

Webinar: Development is Relational… A Thought Leader Conversation with Search Institute CEO Kent Pekel

September 20, 2017 - 1:30 pm to September 20, 2017 - 2:30 pm
Register here

Publishing Date: 
September 20, 2017

Why Does it Hurt? Reflections on Pain, Identity Politics and the Need for Healing

I was raised in the black church but wouldn’t call myself religious.  I start my Sunday mornings, however, by tuning into Krista Tippett, producer and host of On Being on NPR.

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September 11, 2017

Managing for Success: Strengthening the Federal Infrastructure for Evidence-based Policymaking

Image of the cover of the Managing for Success report

The Forum for Youth Investment is excited to release a new report, Managing for Success: Strengthening the Federal Infrastructure for Evidence-based Policymaking. This report examines how the federal government creates and uses evidence to inform decision-making.

The report includes:

Publishing Date: 
September 7, 2017

Blog: SEL, Whole Child Education and Student Readiness - How do They Connect?

Imagine this scenario.  A smiling five-year-old is brought into a bare room with a table.  On the table is a plate with a single marshmallow.  The researcher who brought them in says she will back in 15 minutes, and gives them a choice: they can eat the one marshmallow while she’s gone or wait until she returns and have two.  This simple test

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July 24, 2017

Training: Collective Impact Learning Lab October 2017 - Tools and Techniques for Achieving Results

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October 17, 2017

Blog: Want More Kids to Be Ready? Help them Name and Appreciate the Skills They Already Have

Lots of people are talking about the importance of ensuring that students have social and emotional skills (SEL) needed to be college and career ready.  Too often, however, the focus is on what it takes to teach young people these skills.

Publishing Date: 
August 14, 2017