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College is a huge step in any students' career, but there are a lot of assumptions in the college process. Most of them are at the expense of...
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Produced by: Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Coalition Leaders Applaud Senate Appropriations Committee for Sending Strong Message of Support for Federal Funding of Critical Juvenile Justice Programs
Produced by: Ready by 21
Karen Pittman reflects on the progression of tools, resources, and leaders that are working to change the odds for entire zip codes by intentionally improving the ...
jjdpa youth
Produced by: Campaign for Youth Justice
Years of research have shown that incarcerating a child for a status offense creates trauma and can increase the likelihood of future risky or even criminal behavior. ...
Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
trauma
Produced by: SparkAction
College is a huge step in any students' career, but there are a lot of assumptions in the college process. Most of them are at the expense of students and ...
webinar
Produced by: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Webinar series with the Forum for Youth Investment and the Annie E. Casey Foundation who will share tools and strategies to help system leaders and ...
maize
Produced by: Youth Today
Stephanie Krauss reflects a trip to east Africa and the understanding of access as a proxy for quality and the necessity to improve the lives of children. 
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Produced by: The Forum for Youth Investment
It is time for bolder language and a bolder call to action: Together, we must ensure that readiness is a right for every young person. Every system, organization and ...
Produced by: Colorado Children's Campaign
  Curious how action alerts work? When to send them? What to put in the subject line? How to better target alerts? What success look like? Caitlin Johnson ...
thought leader roundtable
Produced by: Ready by 21
Karen Pittman, co-founder and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, joins other national leaders in a thoughtful conversation around readiness.

youth voices

Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
trauma
Produced by: SparkAction
College is a huge step in any students' career, but there are a lot of assumptions in the college process. Most of them are at the expense of students and ...
Boston Cats
Produced by: Opportunity Youth United, Opportunity Youth United
Boston Community Action Team Kicks Off Movement to Increase Opportunity, Decrease Poverty for Young People 
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Produced by: The Hill
In the past few years, we have seen more mainstream attention both from community members and influential leaders to a population that has largely been invisible: ...
Produced by: Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council
Within the last month, seven cities in Nebraska have passed a resolution calling for a Presidential Youth Council. James Moseman, Nebraska State Director for the ...
Sloane Baxter
Produced by: Youth Today
October is Youth Justice Awareness Month, and as consensus builds in the Senate and the House around the need for criminal justice reform, the effort to reauthorize ...
Produced by: University of Washington School of Law
Over the past 20 years, states have significantly expanded legislation allowing for the prosecution of children in the adult criminal justice system. For YJAM, ...
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Produced by: SparkAction, Act 4 Juvenile Justice
Voices from the 2015 Capitol Hill hearing, "Reviewing the Juvenile Justice System and How It Serves At-Risk Youth."
Congressional Black Caucus
Produced by: Robert F. Kennedy Juvenile Justice Collaborative
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 45th Annual Legislative Conference provided powerful discussions from young people, adovocates, and Congress members ...

success stories

Produced by: The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
"Learning in Action" is a new series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each ...
support
Produced by: Community Works West
Restorative justice program manager, Yejide Ankobia, shares the impact of restorative practices and the transformative role that laws like the Juvenile Justice ...
Produced by: SparkAction
The Forum for Youth Investment’s Readiness Roundtables bring together visionaries and thinkers for thoughtful conversation on issues related to youth readiness, ...
happy youth
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
Positive Youth Development is a youth justice system that focuses on a young person's strengths and positive development rather than a deficit-based correctional ...
positive youth development
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
The Positive Youth Justice series profiles successful programs and organizations all over the country. Part 3 looks at a program in Tarrant County, Texas, that works ...
Rosie's Place
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
The Chronicle of Social Change introduced “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets.” It is a series that imagines an entire continuum ...
Produced by: The Chronicle of Social Change
Part two of the The Chronicle of Social Change's “Positive Youth Justice: Curbing Crime, Building Assets,” introduces a restorative justice program in ...

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