We want to make sure that Afterschool Programs have the resources you need to succeed. In this area you'll find information to help you no matter where your program is on it's journey.
American Youth Policy Forum YouTube Channel - Video clips of AYPF events, interviews and more.
Forum For Thought Blog - The Forum for Thought blog is operated by the American Youth Policy Forum, and highlights diverse points of view and information from the intersection of policy, practice and research.
Investing to Improve the Well-Being of Vulnerable Youth and Young Adults: Recommendations for Policy and Practice - Youth Transitions Funders Group. This publication provides a framework for understanding the well-being of vulnerable youth and highlights the roles families, communities, and public systems can take to promote young people's well-being. It offers recommendations for youth system leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders to improve policy and practice to support a successful transition to adulthood for vulnerable youth.
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) Resource Library - A wealth of information, the NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.
National Youth Leadership Council - Creating a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world with young people, their schools, and their communities through service-learning.
notMYkid - Bullying, depression.
Richard Crews, Radicle Solutions Group. Cultural competency, addressing bias. email@example.com
Stacey Jay Cavaliere, one n ten. LGBTQ cultural competency. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Path Forward: Improving Opportunities for African American Students - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. This report and interactive site offers a portrait of the performance of African-American students in the United States today. How successful have interventions to improve the quality of education been? In what areas are African-American students succeeding? In what areas are they struggling?
United Ways of Tennessee - United Ways of Tennessee is spearheading the statewide, collaborative Tennessee Afterschool Network, which is working hard to improve access to high quality afterschool experience for children and youth. UWTN also sponsors the Raise Your Hand Tennessee effort to recruit volunteers to read to, tutor and mentor children and youth (more on that here).
Using Dual Enrollment to Improve the Educational Outcomes of High School Students - ACT. Key recommendations and analysis on how to effectively increase student participation and success in dual enrollment programs.
Afterschool Alliance offers a wealth of resources and tools to help you to start building a quality afterschool program.
Cities Speak Article, 2016: How to Implement Afterschool and Summer Learning Programs in Your City