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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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Get informed on progressive issues - The Sanders Institute
From the web site: "The mission of the Sanders Institute is to revitalize democracy by actively engaging individuals, organizations, and the media in the pursuit of progressive solutions to economic, environmental, racial, and social justice issues." Visit the Issues tab and do deeper learning around each category.

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Getting attention for your ideas - from kids or adults
This is an article posted on the Middleweb blog. While it is aimed at educating kids to be consumers of information, the information is a valuable primer on advertising and communications for the 2017 and forward years. Anyone could use these ideas.

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Giant Learning Games from David L Hoyt Foundation
David L. Hoyt is the inventor of on-line strategic games like a word game called Word Winder. He has created a "giant" version of the game for classroom and group use. Take a look. http://www.davidlhoytfoundation.org/giant-games.html

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Girl Effect - girl-centred community engagement
From the web site: "Deeply rooted in our theory of change, our unique approach to social norm change uses the latest ideas in media, technology and girl-centred community engagement to challenge discriminatory gender norms and start conversations about how girls are viewed in society. By connecting with girls in their communities and building confidence in their own potential, we're changing the way millions of people think, feel and act towards girls."

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Girl Hub - Nike Foundation Project
From the web site: "Funded by DFID and managed by the Nike Foundation, Girl Hub is an innovative approach to the development of adolescent girls in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Rwanda."

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Girl Impact Map - Rwanda
From the web site: "The Girl Impact Map is an innovative mapping tool that allows users to plot key behavioural and attitudinal data for girls throughout the country, as well as girl-focused programmes and resources in Rwanda." Look at the map and see how it creates overlays showing organizations serving girls in different sections of the country.

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GIS data maps from St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis collects exconomic data (FRED) and shares it on various GIS mapping platforms. Includes capacity to build your own maps.

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GIS in Education articles by Joseph Kerski, PhD
These articles show growth of GIS learning in higher education as well as in K-12.

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GiveEffect - Combine All NPO Fund Raising & Volunteer Mgt on One Platform
From the web site: This is a "Nonprofit Dashboard: All your systems in one place. One software to manage, analyze and care for your constituents: donors, volunteers, leads, fundraising campaigns, sponsors - and more. Each constituent receives a self-serve account, so they can get what they need, when they need it.

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Giving in Illinois- 2017 - Forefront Report (pdf)
High level over view of philanthropic giving by foundations based in Illinois. Produced by Forefront and The Foundation Center. This link points to a variety of articles on this topic.

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Glitch - helps everyone build web pages
From the web site: "Glitch is a simple tool for making web aps. It's a community. It's a company that aims to push the tech world to do better.."

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Global Chaos Map Project
From the website: "Governments, the private sector and NGOs all have a role to play in mitigating social unrest and effectively managing our natural resources. Early intervention policy and programme design, anchored in risk management and peace building, is crucial.

The Global Chaos Map Project is led by the Global Sustainability Institute at ARU. By recording past events of unrest or deaths related to access to natural resources, the project gives us valuable insights into patterns of unrest and global trends – and the factors that contribute to regions being vulnerable, now and in the future. Findings from the project support early intervention design."

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Global Education Conference on-line
From the web site: "The conference seeks to present ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real-world problems. Through this event, attendees will challenge themselves and others to become more active citizens of the world. Participants are encouraged to learn, question, create, and engage in meaningful, authentic opportunities within a global context." Archives of each session are on the web site.

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Global Inequality on the Rise - 2018 report
This article is from The Conversation, described on its web site as "an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public." Browse the site to see the wide range of topics included.

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Global Peace Tiles Project
From the web site: "Launched in mid 2000s, the Global Peace Tiles Project is both a process and a movement. It is a way of understanding creativity, voice, and learning as interconnected processes. When working together they form a powerful experience that builds joy, confidence, and connection with others." Browse the web site to see projects done in countries throughout the world.

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Global Technology Use Report - 2018
From the web site: "The Global NGO Technology Report is an annual research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) use technology. Sponsored by the Public Interest Registry and researched by Nonprofit Tech for Good, the report summarizes how NGOs use web and email communications, online fundraising tools, social media, mobile technology, and data management and security software."

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Go Civic Chicago - moble platform to connect people with causes
This is a "mobile, data-driven. social impact platform – that is simplifying the way companies, nonprofits and individual donors can give time, money and goods to their favorite causes." Launched in 2017 by Chicago Leadership Alliance.

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GoCivic Chicago - opportunity to engage in the future of Chicago
From the web site: "GoCivic is a web/mobile community engagement platform that provides citizens with an opportunity to engage with the civic organizations and nonprofits, take action, and positively impact the future of Chicago and beyond."

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Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)
From the web site: "The Government Alliance on Race and Equity is a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all."

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Grads of Life - tools to help start and operate mentoring, internship, etc.
From the web site: "The Grads of Life campaign seeks to change perceptions employers have of young people with atypical resumes. The GradsofLife.org website offers the tools to connect leading employers to employment pathways, including mentoring, school-to-work, internships, and hiring."

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Grammar Education Resource Guide
This is an extensive library of links that focus on grammar. The web site introduction says "There’s no way around it: Good grammar matters. And that doesn’t just apply to English class. Like it or not, people will judge you negatively for your grammar faux pas. So, if you’re looking to improve your grammar skills – whether for school or for life – this guide is for you. In addition to resources for students (or anyone who speaks the English language), this guide includes resources for teachers. Keep reading for some 40 individual resources in six sections, including general resources, reference resources and study resources, among others."

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Grantmakers and Thought Leaders on Out-of-School Time: Survey &
From the web site: "This report takes a look at the priorities of grantmakers that support afterschool or other expanded learning efforts. It also examines the perspectives of key field leaders, including heads of youth-serving nonprofits and researchers. A survey finds that “improved academic achievement” and “increased student engagement” are the most common outcomes funders hope to see from their afterschool/expanded learning giving. For their part, field leaders offer a number of recommendations, including that funders work to move K-12 reform “toward a broader view” of what learning and growth for young people means. ​​​​​​​​"

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Great Schools Finder - Make your own map
The Great Schools web site includes information you can use to find public and private schools in Chicago and many other cities. It also includes information people can use to help improve schools. This link points to a page where you can create your own map and embed it into a blog or web site.

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Growth and Spread of Concentration Poverty in USA 2000-2012
Included in this report is the statement "The nation’s 100 largest metro areas are home to 70 percent of all distressed census tracts, along with similar proportions of the total population and poor residents living in such neighborhoods." The resources of this web site are intended to help youth serving organizations grow in these high poverty neighborhoods.

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Growth Mindset Toolkit for Mentors
From the web site: "Developed in collaboration with MENTOR. This toolkit can help mentors understand growth mindset and how to apply growth mindset strategies to many of the challenges that youth and adults face in life."

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