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Success Stories & Profiles in Action

May 5, 2017
Senator Ben Sasse
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Kim entered the system when she was 11, but her time in Boys Town helped her have the childhood she needed.

November 10, 2016
Produced by:
The Forum for Youth Investment

Voters were asked to support the children in their community with new tax revenue—and they overwhelmingly agreed. 

October 26, 2016
Produced by:
The Susan Crown Exchange, David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality

"Learning in Action" is a series of monthly video chats that explore the first-hand experiences of the practices promote social emotional learning. Each month, the 30-minute chat will pair a practitioner with a young person in their program to delve deeply into Social Emotional...

September 23, 2016
Produced by:
SparkAction, Act 4 Juvenile Justice

On Sept. 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed what might be "the most significant justice reform measure to reach Obama in his tenure," according to juvenile justice advocates.

December 9, 2015
Produced by:
Community Works West

Restorative justice program manager, Yejide Ankobia, shares the impact of restorative practices and the transformative role that laws like the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) and the resources that come with it can play in a...

November 13, 2015
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The Forum for Youth Investment’s Readiness Roundtables bring together visionaries and thinkers for thoughtful conversation on issues related to youth readiness, moderated by Karen Pittman, Founder & CEO of The Forum for Youth Investment. They are part of...

October 30, 2015
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NPR Education

When West Baltimore's Renaissance Academy High School hired four African-American mentors earlier this year, student Jalone Carroll wanted nothing to do with them. He figured they would come "mess everything up...

September 15, 2015
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Future Connect finds first-generation or low-income kids and gives them scholarships, peer support and individual counselors to help them get through college.


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