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ROI for Reconnecting Opportunity Youth in Each Congressional District

Providing federal funding for opportunity youth (16-24 year olds who are not in school and can’t find a job) is not just the right thing to do; it is also good for each district's bottom line.

Publishing Date: 
March 28, 2017

New Children's Cabinet Profiles

Now available on the Forum for Youth Investment's

March 1, 2017

Funding Brighter Futures Discussion Paper

In this inaugural paper, we outline the four levers that characterize the Children’s Funding Project.

Publishing Date: 
January 5, 2017

Karen Pittman to Deliver Samuel Halperin Lecture

On April 26, 2017, The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) will host the third annual Samuel Halperin Lecture and Youth Public Service Award in Washington, D.C.
Publishing Date: 
February 10, 2017

Palm Beach County Releases Youth Master Plan

An alliance of Palm Beach County community leaders recently released the Palm Beach County Youth Master Plan, a blueprint for setting priorities and taking action to improve the lives of children and youth in the county.  The plan identifies key data and work streams that helped guide the planning process, such as community conversations, a youth survey and an analysis of youth-serving pro

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January 12, 2017

Early Childhood Leaders Convene Around Financing Options to Expand Programs

North Carolina Chambers of Commerce leaders, county commissioners, early learning program providers, private foundations, community organizations, local school board members, Smart Start local partnerships and business leaders recently spent a day together discussing how to make greater local investments in young children.

Publishing Date: 
January 25, 2017

Opportunity Nation: Restoring the American Dream Series

Wednesday, February 15

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Washington, DC



Publishing Date: 
January 25, 2017

The Forum for Youth Investment’s Big Picture Approach Consulting Expands Its Expert Consulting Bench

We are very excited to announce that we are increasing bench strength of Big Picture Approach (BPA) Consulting through the addition of four powerhouse field experts.  Each consultants in their own right, they will also be doing some of their business as part of the BPA team because they believe building the capacity of partnerships can significantly improve outcomes for children and youth.

Publishing Date: 
January 26, 2017