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Register for a Ready by 21 Institute, October 27-28, 2010 in Atlanta GA

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On October 27 & 28, the Forum for Youth Investment will offer a Ready by 21 Institute, hosted by the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta in Atlanta, GA.

Publishing Date: 
September 21, 2010

Empowering Staff, Improving Quality

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This inspiring 12-minute video documents how the Georgetown Divide, a small community in the Sierra foothills of Northern California has embraced a positive youth development approach across the settings where youth spend time and has anchored that commitment through widespread use of the Youth Program Quality Assessment.

Publishing Date: 
September 8, 2010

Youth Voice: a Topic of Discussion at the White House

The Forum’s America's Youth Councils Network is working with a coalition of national organizations to advocate for the creation of a National Youth Council. On June 30th, coalition members had a West Wing sit-down with Tina Tchen, Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, to discuss their vision for ways to incorporate youth voice into federal policymaking.

Publishing Date: 
August 9, 2010

Children’s Cabinet Directors Meet with White House and Congressional Leaders

On June 30, the Forum convened the Children's Cabinet Network in Washington, DC to meet with federal policymakers about improving coordination between state and national youth policy.

Publishing Date: 
August 9, 2010

Ready by 21 Institute Engages Leaders from Across the Nation

On August 3-4, the Forum offered a Ready by 21 Institute in Washington, D.C. The training’s main objective was to expand participants’ understanding of the rationale and thinking behind the Ready by 21 strategies and increase the knowledge base on the research behind Ready by 21, as well as the practical and conceptual tools that help to convey it.

Publishing Date: 
August 5, 2010

Register Now! School for Thought: Data-Driven Insights to Inform Education Policy

On August 25, Karen Pittman will be a featured panelist at a summit hosted by Gallup, a Ready by 21 National Partner, and Phi Delta Kappa International, the world’s premier professional association for educators. "School of Thought: Data-Driven Insights to Inform Education Policy" will share new research and insights on the current state of American education.

Publishing Date: 
August 9, 2010

Ready by 21 Highlighted at the Corporate Voices Annual Meeting

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Corporate Voices for Working Families, a Ready by 21 National Partner, held their Annual Meeting for corporate members and partners May 5 – 6, 2010, in Washington, D.C. Ready by 21 was highlighted through handouts, a survey and Ready by 21 Networking Tables and a Ready by 21 Panel.

Publishing Date: 
May 14, 2010

The Ready by 21 Quality Improvement & Asset Building (Q&A) Challenge

An Opportunity for Three Southeast Communities to Take a Big Picture Approach to Tracking Quality in OST Programs

Publishing Date: 
May 27, 2010