City Coordinating Entities

  • Tennessee Cities Challenge to Help Cities Improve Services for Children and Youth

    Tennessee Cities Challenge to Help Cities Improve Services for Children and Youth

    The Forum for Youth Investment, working in collaboration with NLC, launched this initiative to help local policymakers develop a shared and actionable vision for youth in their communities.

  • Webinar on Using Ready by 21 Tools to Guide Youth Master Planning

    The YEF Institute and the Forum for Youth Investment sponsored an hour-long webinar that introduced city officials, senior municipal staff and community partners to Ready by 21 - a set of innovative strategies that helps communities improve the odds that all children and youth will be ready for college, work and life.

  • Webinar Archive Available on Collective Impact Strategies

    The YEF Institute and the Foundation Strategy Group recently sponsored a 90 minute webinar on "Improving Outcomes for Children and Youth through Collective Impact." The webinar explored how municipal leaders, staff and partners can maximize results by better coordinating and aligning their efforts to improve outcomes for children and youth.

  • City and United Way Leaders Discuss Aligning Efforts for Children and Families

    On April 20-21, 2011 mayors, senior city staff and United Way leaders from more than 30 cities gathered in Alexandria, Va., to discuss effective city-United Way partnerships for child well-being and two key national initiatives: the Mayors' Action Challenge for Children and Families and the Campaign for the Common Good.

  • City Officials Discuss Local Structures for Reengaging Disconnected Youth

    Cross-system teams from six cities convened in Hartford, Conn., in April 2011 to deepen city strategies to reengage disconnected youth - 16-24 year-olds who are out of school and out of work, including many who are "aging out" of public care systems. The YEF Institute organized the meeting as part of its Municipal Leadership for Disconnected Youth initiative, which is made possible by the support of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.