Readiness Insights: Readiness is a Right Series
Readiness is a Right
Provocative insights on well-being and readiness
Rev. Rubén Austria on the less obvious ways our nation's approach to juvenile justice is influencing our communities.
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 program must be permitted—and in fact incentivized—to promote readiness as defined by the science.
Time is not a cure-all for a young person’s problem behavior. Stephanie Krauss discusses the readiness traps that occur when time is considered a proxy for progress.
Karen Pittman explores the role afterschool programs play that led with what research tells us are effective developmental practices – those designed to ensure that young people feel safe and supported so they can be fully engaged and successful.
After a trip to the United Kingdom, Stephanie Krauss reflects on the similarities between youth-based programs and services in the UK and US that struggle with funding deficits and limited resources.
There are plenty of young people who struggle to complete school because of obstacles in their personal lives, but this struggle should not determine a young person’s destination.
Stephanie Krauss reflects on her trip to Malawi and the comparison she saw there and in the U.S. to make readiness a right.
Any parent would be thrilled to hear positive feedback during a parent-teacher conference. The next step in helping a child progress isn't always an easy one to hear. Learn how letting a child be themselves can help them on a journey to readiness.