Children, Youth, and Families

Summary

To ensure that all youth have the necessary resources to achieve their goals, youth-serving agencies and foundations are seeking new ways to scale up successful programs and interventions that tackle employment, social and emotional learning, and education.

Achieving Growth Through Partnerships
Tiffany Cooper Gueye, BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)
BELL is using innovative partnerships to scale its highly effective summer and after-school programs and reach hundreds of thousands of additional at-risk kids.

To Reach Transformative Scale, Transform the Conversation
Gerald Chertavian, Year Up
Year Up is sparking a movement to employ low-income "opportunity youth" ages 16-24 that are out of school and out of work.

Give People the Tools to Change Their Own Lives and Their Communities
Willa Seldon, The Bridgepan Group
The Family Independence Initiative achieves deep and lasting change more quickly by empowering constituents to solve their own problems.

Radical Focus and Driving Demand for Scale
Nancy Lublin and Aria Finger, DoSomething.org
Using their online platform and for-profit marketing techniques, DoSomething.org mobilizes millions of young people in campaigns to improve the world.

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