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Forum Charts Path for Youth Services in New Orleans

In early April, Merita Irby, Elizabeth Gaines and Karen Pittman traveled to New Orleans to work with the Greater New Orleans Afterschool Partnership (GNOAP).  The first in a series of face-to-face meetings that will use Ready by 21 tools, resources and technical assistance, the Forum will assist city agency officials and key stakeholders in rebuilding the fabric of programmat

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April 14, 2008

Ready by 21 Quality Counts Kicks Off in Nashville

On Thursday, April 10 Karen Pittman joined staff from the Oasis Center to kick off Nashville’s Ready by 21 Quality Counts initiative.

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April 14, 2008

The Forum's 10th Anniversary Brochure

After a decade of moving ideas to impact, the Forum for Youth Investment continues to forge innovative ideas, strategies and partnerships to strengthen solutions for young people and those who care about them. Learn more about the Forum's beginnings and work in the 10th Anniversary Organizational Brochure.

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February 27, 2008

Ready By 21® National Partner Profiles and Commitments

The six partners who in 2007 made formal commitments to work with the Forum to advance the Ready by 21 Challenge represent the education, government, nonprofit, business and community philanthropy sectors. Each was chosen because they had pledged to do business differently and sought out the Forum to help in some way.

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February 27, 2008

Ready by 21 FAQ

Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Ready by 21 and the Ready by 21 Challenge.

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February 26, 2008

Ready by 21 Challenge National Launch Event Speaker Biographies

Attached are speaker biographies for the Ready by 21 Challenge National Launch Event on February 27, 2008.

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February 26, 2008

Media Advisory: National Launch of Ready by 21 Initiative: Changing the Odds for Children and Youth

Washington DC -- On February 27th, Former Congressman Dick Gephardt, Former Governor Tom Ridge and United Way of America President Brian Gallagher will join Forum for Youth Investment co-founders Karen Pittman and Merita Irby to kick-off the national phase of the Forum’s Ready by 21™ Challenge.   The Ready by 21™ Challenge calls on states and c

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February 15, 2008