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Share with Youth: A Call for Consultants

Posted | Nov 29 2021

Application Deadline: December 13, 2021
Info Session Webinar: December 1, 2021, 3-4 pm ET
The Youth Catalyst Team (YCT) is a national leadership initiative for youth and young adults (ages 16-24) with lived expertise. YCT members operate as paid consultants: using their knowledge, skills, and vision to provide training and coaching, develop tools and resources, propel national awareness efforts, and create transformative change in youth programs, services, and systems. Learn more and apply.

Resource: Advisory on Prescription Stimulant Misuse Among Youth and Young Adults

Posted | Nov 18 2021

This Advisory reviews the evidence on prescription stimulant misuse among youth and young adults. It establishes prescription stimulant misuse as a public health problem, identifies associated risk and protective factors, and provides programs and action steps for stakeholders to prevent misuse. Learn more.

AmeriCorps Recognized for Using Evidence and Data to Invest Federal Resources in Programs that Work

Posted | Nov 12 2021

AmeriCorps has been recognized for outstanding performance in the Results for America’s 2021 Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence. This award recognizes agencies which use data-driven decision making to get results for young people, their families, and communities and improve the impact of federal investments. AmeriCorps was highlighted for the agency’s use of data and evidence to increase the impact of national service grants in more than 40,000 communities to make our government as effective and efficient as possible. Learn more.