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Few adults could imagine kids wanting to go to school on the weekends but at select community schools in Hartford, students and families are doing just that.
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In the past three years, school and community leaders have worked strategically to grow afterschool programming in 11 of New Haven’s schools, resulting in ...
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An overview of actions by state legislators for afterschool and summer learning in summer 2013.
To maintain a continuity of support for students, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) have opened their school buildings to families, communities, and partners, even when ...
Boston Mayor's Youth Council
The Boston Mayor's Youth Council has created a lot of awesome projects that are making a difference in the lives of youth in Boston, Massachusetts. 
One Stone
One Stone is doing great things for communities in Idaho. Check out their story!
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What the "fiscal cliff" and compromises will mean for children, youth and families.
Karen Pittman
Youth development expert Karen Pittman says we increasingly hear talk these days about youth engagement, but it remains underused in many others.
Three video highlights from former White House advisor Melody Barnes' speech on opportunity youth at the 2013 Ready by 21 National Conference.
Youth across the country are leading a movement for solutions to gun violence that work.
Jan's Corner
The sequester will have a real and potentially long-lasting impact on programs and on children and youth. Here's what we can do about it.
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Opportunity Nation's innovative measuring system to analyze opportunity for youth in counties, cities and states.
February 19, 2013 Richard Murphy: A Tribute
Remembering a driving force behind the Harlem Children's Zone and a man who infused youth development into NYC policy and services.
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More than 250 citizens of Alexandria, VA turned out at two community forums to help their city– a small city just south of Washington, D.C. – create its first Child ...
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In this article, YouthBuild Brockton graduate Lashon Amado weaves a pathway from high school dropout, to 2009 YouthBuild Brockton graduate, associate degree in ...
Nicole Yohalem of the Forum and Bob Granger of the William T. Grant Foundation contributed a chapter to "Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power ...