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The City of Grand Rapids has had a focus on improving the quality of its afterschool programs for almost two decades. Grand Rapids' Expanded Learning Opportunity Network, known as The ELO Network, has grown from its beginnings…

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Amidst growing concerns about juvenile crime, the cities of Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center created the Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth, a governing board of top level decision-makers, bound together as one group, to address regional youth…

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An estimated eight million school children between the ages of five and 14 go home to an empty house on a regular basis. Many of these children are left alone for as many as four hours a day. For cities and towns across America, these…

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Webinar Recording Available on Collective Impact Strategies

The YEF Institute and the Foundation Strategy Group sponsored a recent webinar on how municipal leaders, staff and partners can maximize results for children and families by better…

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New Toolkit on Building Afterschool Management Information Systems

A major new report developed by the YEF Institute offers city leaders a detailed guide for building management information systems in order to coordinate local afterschool…

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Cities are increasingly developing the “infrastructure” needed to make lasting improvements in child and family well-being. Key strategies for building this capacity include establishing commissions, departments and coordinating entities that can…
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The task of forging an MOU among the city's probation, public health and child welfare agencies was arduous and slow. Optimism would sag due to the sudden departure of a champion, or worried lawyers would create delays. At one point, San…

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Sharing Data for Better Results

NLC and Stewards of Change have released an interactive toolkit, Sharing Data for Better Results: A Guide to Building Integrated Data Systems Compatible with Federal Privacy Laws, to help elected officials, agency…

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Job training and mentoring are pillars of afterschool in Ville Platte, Louisiana.  In the early 2000s, local officials and community stakeholders in Ville Platte recognized the need to make efforts to improve the quality…

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Promise South Salt Lake is an initiative within the increasingly diverse community of South Salt Lake, population 24,000, dedicated to building a citywide system of supports for youth and families.  Promise South Salt Lake was officially…