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New Policies Should Align With Existing Goals and Plans for Children and Youth

To have a collective impact on child and youth outcomes, leaders must develop and implement a broad, long-term child and youth strategy, and be accountable for results. This can be a challenge. Policies often require the creation of strategic plans that are organized around a single, narrow topic.

Publishing Date: 
January 11, 2012

Forum Flash: December 2011

Forum Flash: Youth Jobs, Youth Engagement, OST

Publishing Date: 
December 19, 2011

Ready Partners: December 8, 2011

A story of achievement, sharing youth data, working training pays of

Publishing Date: 
December 8, 2011

Disconnected Data Means Disconnected Youth

Fragmented data systems result in wasted resources; we are letting young people fall through
the cracks. if we don’t provide our policy makers the information they need to see how fragmented programs and policies could fit together, and if we don’t provide our direct service providers the in-

Publishing Date: 
January 4, 2010

Credentialed by 26, When Working Works: Employment & Postsecondary Success

Balancing work and school can hinder a young person’s success in higher education. However, the opposite can also be true: Good jobs facilitate student persistence and completion. So what does it look like when working works for students? That’s what we need to understand in order to transform employment opportunities into drivers of student success.

Publishing Date: 
November 29, 2011

Forum Flash: November 2011

Youth Organizing for Change, Creative Youth Programs and Lessons from Penn State

Publishing Date: 
November 17, 2011