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Success Stories & Profiles in Action

September 15, 2015
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Future Connect finds first-generation or low-income kids and gives them scholarships, peer support and individual counselors to help them get through college.

July 13, 2015
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Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center has released two videos celebrating the third anniversary of Act 91. Act 91 is Pennsylvania’s implementation of Fostering Connections, the federal law that allows states to extend foster care past age 18.

March 10, 2015
happy youth
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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 system. D.C.'s Dept of Youth Rehabilitation Services has created a community based initiative that follows the PYD model.

March 9, 2015
positive youth development
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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 with juvenile offenders – and their families – in their communities.

February 25, 2015
Rosie's Place
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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 of juvenile justice services built on the positive youth development framework.

February 25, 2015
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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 California that uses community conferencing to foster community solutions to delinquency. 

February 12, 2015
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SparkAction, The Forum for Youth Investment

For students whose lives and learning styles make traditional school hard, Boston Day and Evening Academy's competency-based approach to learning is making a big difference.

November 3, 2014
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SparkAction, The Forum for Youth Investment

Nashville's Creswell Magnet Middle School is expanding its school day, but the change is not primarily about time. It’s about fundamentally redefining how students learn.


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