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The Importance of A Positive School Climate

This post was originally published by Stoneleigh Foundation on August 26, 2013.  By Jody Greenblatt We all want schools to have a culture of high achievement. A place where students are challenged; where they have the freedom to think creatively, where they are pushed by their teachers; where they are more than test scores; andRead More

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A Ribbon of Opportunity Youth Initiatives

It makes an interesting picture — The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions invited 36 cities to apply, received 33 applications and selected 21 cities to receive grants for the Opportunity Youth Initiative design and planning grants. The winning cities seem to outline the edges of our nation with the exception of that long border thatRead More

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Eduployment – An Opportunity for America’s Youth

 Eduployment. It may be a funny word but it is certainly not a funny topic. Youth unemployment is at the highest levels since World War II. Without a way to learn to navigate the workplace, build skills, and earn income, young people are unable to make the transition to adulthood. In Generation Jobless, the EconomistRead More

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Setting Justice-Involved Youth towards the Path to Success through Career and Technical Training

By Candace Putter This article was originally published by the Stoneleigh Foundation on December 11, 2012. The Stoneleigh Foundation targets young people in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems and works to improve the life outcomes of vulnerable and underserved children and youth. In 2008, when Jose was released from his nine-month stay in a Pennsylvania residentialRead More

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Small Foundations, Big Wins: A Guide to Making Smart Choices About Grantmaking for Vulnerable Youth (2013)

This guide gives leaders of small foundations tried-and-true tools for building a strategic and effective grantmaking program. It also contains tips and examples to help you consider ways to leverage your investments. Download Publication

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