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Advance policies and practices that meet the needs and respect the rights of children whose parents are in the criminal justice system.
Reduce teen pregnancy and related risky sexual behaviors among participants; increase academic success among participants of one of the evidence-based programs.
Work together over a five-year period to improve the education, employment, and healthy behavior outcomes of 20,000 low-income youth, ages 14–24.
Forge partnerships that provide supportive services to customers.
Utilize cooordinated efforts to support the most vulnerable youth, particularly those who are disconnected from school, work, family, or community.
Coordinate and align state policies and practices to support positive youth development and increase high school graduation rate.
Infuse a youth-centered approach to assessment and referral to services to reengage youth who have dropped out of high school and assist youth who have graduated high school but are not currently employed.
Share knowledge and experience in what works and what doesn't in preventing youth and gang violence.
Build partnerships that save lives, prevent injuries, and enhance safe and healthy lifestyles among all youth.
Involve youth transitioning out of the foster care system in discussions about valuable data
Help to support youth as they transition from high school to careers or postsecondary education.
Foster positive youth development through the implementation of a continuum of evidence-based programs.
Utilize cross-agency partnership to address a common goal of identifying and addressing youth substance use.
Support skill and leadership development for disadvantaged youth to assist with the transition to adulthood.
Promote youth involvement in the environment and educate youth about America’s natural and cultural heritage by engaging youth in volunteer, educational, and employment programs as well as recreational opportunities.
Utilize multiple interwoven collaborations to prevent violence in Memphis and Shelby County.
Address Philadelphia’s dropout crisis.
Provide a continuum of cradle-to-career solutions to significantly improve the educational and developmental outcomes of youth in the nation’s most distressed communities and to transform those communities through a place-based collaborative approach.
Educate staff and encourage organizational policy changes to provide unbiased services for LGBTQ youth in in-home and out-of-home care settings.
Create a collective vision and prevention plan to change existing norms related to youth violence in five “super neighborhoods” in Houston, Texas, and increase the involvement of young people in targeted neighborhoods.
Enhance the lives of military-connected children and youth by linking them with quality support and educational programs to meet their unique needs and promote positive youth development.
Empower young people to partner with adults to create meaningful change in mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare systems.
"Change starts with one person and can grow really fast." - Tristan