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July 9, 2013
An Exercise in Political Courage: Investing in What Works
Momentum for evidence-based policies appears to be reaching new heights, which brings both good news and challenges for advocates, practitioners and policymakers.
July 3, 2013
Discover the Summer in Ogden
All youth in Ogden, Utah have plenty of expanded learning opportunities to choose from this summer - here are some of the ways youth can stay engaged on their summer ...
June 28, 2013
VIDEO: Department of Education Youth Voices
On June 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education hosted a discussion about how students are working to effect change in their school districts by making their ...
June 26, 2013
Strengthening ELO Activities into the Weekend
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.
June 19, 2013
New Haven: Boosting Afterschool with Partners & Data to Get Results
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 ...
June 19, 2013
State Wins for Afterschool: Summer 2013
An overview of actions by state legislators for afterschool and summer learning in summer 2013.
June 13, 2013
Cincinnati is Open for Business During School Breaks
To maintain a continuity of support for students, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) have opened their school buildings to families, communities, and partners, even when ...
June 3, 2013
Profile: 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.
May 30, 2013
One Stone: Student-Led Break Throughs
One Stone is doing great things for communities in Idaho. Check out their story!
May 6, 2013
Let's Get Fiscal: The Cliff, the Compromise and You
What the "fiscal cliff" and compromises will mean for children, youth and families.
May 1, 2013
The Untapped Power of Youth Engagement
Youth development expert Karen Pittman says we increasingly hear talk these days about youth engagement, but it remains underused in many others.
April 29, 2013
Experts: The Time Has Come for Opportunity Youth (VIDEOS)
Three video highlights from former White House advisor Melody Barnes' speech on opportunity youth at the 2013 Ready by 21 National Conference.
April 11, 2013
Mistakes Kids Make: Video & Interactive Action Campaign
Mistakes Kids Make
is a storytelling project to remind us that the mistakes kids make should not ruin the rest of their lives or the lives of ...
April 9, 2013
Program Evaluation: Out-of-School Learning Opportunities in Texas
An evaluation of the Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers shows that students in high-quality centers had fewer disciplinary incidents, were more likely to ...
April 2, 2013
You Can't Build Peace with a Piece: April Action & More
Youth across the country are leading a movement for solutions to gun violence that work.
March 14, 2013
Community Network for Youth Development: Resources
For more than a decade, the
Community Network for Youth Development (CNYD)
has served youth workers and youth-serving organizations in the Bay Area ...
March 12, 2013
Jan's Corner: When the Sequester Hits Home
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.
March 5, 2013
The Opportunity Index: Does your Zip Code Matter More than your GPA?
Opportunity Nation's innovative measuring system to analyze opportunity for youth in counties, cities and states.
February 26, 2013
Afterschool Cuts to the Quick
Last year, the after-school program at P.S. 102 in Elmhurst, Queens shut down due to funding cuts. Without the program, 11-year-old Savannah Colon thought she’d ...
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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