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Karen Pittman
Learning in Afterschool blog interviews youth development expert Karen Pittman about the youth development movement, for which she is credited of starting, and why ...
January 30, 2012 Ready, Willing and Able
Youth development expert Karen Pittman reviews a new book about college access and success.
How a magazine written by and for incarcerated young people helped one 20-year-old not just survive, but find a foothold in the job market.
Children need play to learn, and so do adults. Our sense of community, our economic success, entrepreneurship, job creation demand creative "play," as Jan ...
We all know that what happens outside of school doesn't stay there. Congress' decision to eliminate the Safe and Drug-Free Schools & Communities grants ...
summer jobs plus
If you weren’t at the recent launch of this initiative to boost employment for low-income and disconnected youth, here’s the next best thing: Forum Vice ...
Afterschool Alliance
Have you had great successes in afterschool programs in your community?  Do you want to share your successes to help others develop sound programs? Want a chance ...
Many suggest the need to engage kids in positive afterschool programs and develop their successful futures as leaders in the classroom and beyond.  But ...
Tom Akiva
Tom Akiva of the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, a fellow project of the Forum for Youth Investment, has been honored with the America Educational ...
karens time blog image
Youth development expert Karen Pittman discusses expanded learning as it gains new traction all over the country.
Opportunity Nation
SparkAction's Tara James attended the Opportunity Nation Summit in New York, and she kept us posted via live blogging as the event went on. Here are her responses ...
POV infographic
A new survey of superintendents shows overwhelming support for out of school time for student success.  A colorful, clear infographic shares the results.