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Webinar: Strategic Financing for Tested, Effective Programs

Webinar

Thursday, Oct. 13

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET

Publishing Date: 
September 8, 2016

Webinar: Developing a Proposal for a Round Three Performance Partnership Pilot (P3)

Monday, Sept. 12

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET

Frustrated by federal policy barriers preventing you from providing coordinated services and supports for disconnected youth? Join the Forum for Youth Investment's policy team as they walk through the specific components of the Round Three P3 application and share resources that will help you develop a quality proposal.

Publishing Date: 
September 12, 2016

Advancing Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Practices: Upcoming Conferences & Trainings

Opportunities abound this fall around the country to explore and discuss effective practices in SEL. This month, the Forum’s Karen Pittman and the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality’s Charles Smith will be presenting at the American Institutes for Research and American Youth Policy Forum convenings in Washington, DC.

Publishing Date: 
September 8, 2016

Karen Pittman Reflects on Positive Youth Development and STEM

Youth development professionals come from many backgrounds and work in a variety of settings. Due to this diversity, it’s essential to ensure there’s a basic understanding of positive youth development among those working in the field.

Publishing Date: 
August 11, 2016

Congressional Evidence-Based Policy Commission Gets to Work

Obscured by the up-to-the-minute headlines and near-constant push notifications of a sensational election season, the unheralded work of the bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policy has quietly begun.

Publishing Date: 
August 11, 2016

Performance Partnerships Pilots (P3) Round Two Application Deadline Extended

The federal government recently announced an application deadline extension for the second round of the P3 competition. The U.S. Department of Education will reopen the application process until July 19th.

Publishing Date: 
July 15, 2016

New Orleans Youth Program Quality Initiative Video

New Orleans leaders identified increasing program quality as a key driver to improve outcomes for children and youth in New Orleans. In 2015, Baptist Community Ministries launched a New Orleans Youth Program Quality Initiative (NOLA-YPQI) Pilot in partnership with local leaders in philanthropy and youth development and the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality.

Publishing Date: 
July 1, 2016

Baton Rouge Holds Urban Congress Summit

Baton Rouge leaders recently convened an Urban Congress focused on improving outcomes for boys and men of color. The congress was developed by MetroMorphosis, an urban renewal nonprofit led by Reverend Raymond Jetson, with technical support and guidance from the Forum's Larry Pasti.

Publishing Date: 
July 1, 2016