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2013 Annual Report cover

The Quest for Readiness, the Forum for Youth Investment’s 2013 Annual Report, brings you stories from around the country about community and state leaders working to strengthening partnerships, practices and

Publishing Date: 
July 10, 2014

The Importance of "Emergence" in the Youth Field

Forum CEO Karen Pittman guest blogs for the Collective Impact Forum on embracing emergence - a key theme from John Kania's plenary session at the 2014 Ready by 21 National Meeting. 

Publishing Date: 
May 19, 2014

Needed: More Better Learning Time

What image comes to mind if I ask you to imagine students learning? Young people in small groups focusing on projects they designed?

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April 10, 2014

Forum Executives Among Nation’s Top Afterschool Leaders

Who does the most to shape the nation’s afterschool field? The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) just named the 25 most influential leaders – including the CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment and the executive director of its Weikart Center on Youth Program Quality.

Publishing Date: 
April 9, 2014

Partners Launch New Collective Impact Resource

A new resource has been unveiled to help leaders use the collective impact approach to achieve large-scale community change.

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March 25, 2014

Shrinking the Opportunity Gap

Publishing Date: 
March 13, 2014

Ready by 21 State Policy Survey 2013

The 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 bo

Publishing Date: 
February 26, 2014