While Ready by 21 helps communities implement collective impact strategies across all issues and age groups, those strategies can also be used to address specific issues in a community among specific groups of youth.
Anderson Williams’ latest blog post reflects on the question of how to be strategic and effective in collaboration. Working together doesn't always mean that we end up with the best result. It takes big-picture thinking to do it right.
Advocates for young people must often choose which issues and strategies to champion at which time, and find ourselves competing for resources and attention. Rarely do we have the opportunity to combine approaches that could fundamentally change how decision makers think about policy, practice and human potential.