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Success Stories & Profiles in Action

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

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

October 1, 2014
creswell
Produced by:
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.

September 23, 2014
Lindsay
Produced by:
SparkAction

What if a school started with the principle that students learn differently, but everyone can learn—and then designed a system around that? It would look a lot like what's happening in the Lindsay Unified School District in California. 

December 30, 2013
girl at mic
Produced by:
GOOD

Back in September, GOOD/Corps and The California Endowment launched the Pathfinder Fellowship, a joint-effort with one goal in mind: ensuring that young adults facing significant obstacles get the support...

December 6, 2013
YALC group
Produced by:
SparkAction

High school students concerned with the standardized testing requirements for graduation in Ohio catalyze reform.

December 5, 2013
youth violence
Produced by:
SparkAction

Three years after Oregon youth first brought together government, schools and nonprofits to tackle rising local violence, rates have stabilized and collaboration is increasingly the norm.

December 5, 2013
youth bus pass
Produced by:
SparkAction

Oregon youth helped establish a system of free bus passes for students in public schools.

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