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Friday, December 6, 2019
Much of the research on the fading "American Dream"-the expectation that children will grow up to earn more than their parents-has focused on the country's urban areas. However, as the nation's cultural, economic, and political divides have deepened, there has been accelerating interest in understanding how the 60 million people who live in rural America are confronting the challenges that come with climbing the income ladder.
Friday, January 11, 2019
The Forum's Opportunity Nation, along with its research partner, Child Trends, recently released a pilot Metro-Level Opportunity Index, a modified version of the annual Opportunity Index focused on the nation's metro areas.
Friday, November 16, 2018
What supports are necessary to integrate new, explicit SEL supports into a continuous quality improvement system? What are the staff experiences with these supports? What recommendations do providers have for other networks or organizations that want to measure SEL in relation to both youth outcomes and youth program quality?
Friday, October 19, 2018
"It is now time to demonstrate the value of the practitioners by supporting efforts to codify 'what and how' lessons to create a field of adult practice that focuses on modeling, teaching and enabling social and emotional development through active reflection and engagement."
Thursday, August 23, 2018
The Forum for Youth Investment is delighted to announce that Dr. Kimberly Howard Robinson has been named executive vice president of the Forum and the new managing director of the Forum’s David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Forum for Youth Investment (Forum) recently partnered with the Urban Institute to cohost an event on July 24th about what federal policymakers can do to encourage the use of evidence at the local level.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Recently, in partnership with the Learning Policy Institute and Stuart Foundation, the Forum for Youth Investment convened national leaders on the “whole child” approach to learning, meeting every student’s unique needs and creating school cultures that embed social and emotional learning (SEL).
Friday, July 13, 2018
The featured session videos and workshop materials for the 2018 Ready by 21 National Meeting are now available online.
Sunday, July 1, 2018
It's always nice to be recognized for hard work and dedication. This month the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality was named as one of NAA's 2018 Most Influential in Research and Evaluation.
Sunday, July 1, 2018
The Susan Crown Exchange recently launched a series of case studies that explore how youth-serving organizations are integrating social and emotional learning into strategy and programming.

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