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Success Stories & Profiles in Action

March 10, 2015
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 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
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 with juvenile offenders – and their families – in their communities.

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. 

February 12, 2015
BDEA
Produced by:
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
creswell
Produced by:
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.

October 16, 2014
Lindsay
Produced by:
SparkAction, The Forum for Youth Investment

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...

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