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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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Resource for parents with kids who have ASD, CFS or Fibromyalgia
The Caring 4 Kids web site is an extensive resource library for "parents who have children on the Autism Spectrum or who suffer from inflammatory diseases such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia." Browse the resource page and the Library for relevant links.

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Resource Watch - dynamic platform that leverages technology, data, and human networks
From the web site: "Resource Watch features hundreds of data sets all in one place on the state of the planet’s resources and citizens. Users can visualize challenges facing people and the planet, from climate change to poverty, water risk to state instability, air pollution to human migration, and more." As of 2018 this site is in beta.

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Resources for Inner City CEOs - Anchor Initiatives
From the web site: "ICIC’s Anchor Institution Strategic Framework defines seven strategies anchors use to accelerate urban economic revitalization. Anchor organizations that intentionally engage these seven strategies will produce measurable returns for both the community and the organization." This site has a wealth of resources focused on strengthening inner cities. Take a look.

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Resources for learning from home during COVID-19 school closures
This blog article offers a collection of learn at home resources for kids during the COVID-19 crisis, and beyond.

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Resources for Teachers when Schools Suddenly Close
This is a open-source list of teaching ideas created by the WebheadsINAction on-line community for teachers who are looking for ideas about on-line teaching.

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Responsible Budget Coalition - Illinois
From the web site: "The Responsible Budget Coalition (RBC) is a large and diverse coalition of more than 300 organizations concerned about state budget and tax issues. It includes organizations that serve children, families, veterans, seniors and people with disabilities; education groups concerned about early learning, K-12 and higher education; labor unions; faith-based and civic organizations; immigrant and refugee families; and many others.

We are a non-partisan, trusted source of information on state budget and tax policy and a leader in the fight to pass a budget that chooses revenue over cuts to vital services."

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Restorative Justice - learn what it is
From the web site: "Restorative justice theory and programs have emerged over the past 35 years as an increasingly influential world-wide alternative to criminal justice practice."

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Results of Learning Preferences Survey - 2017 article
For anyone involved with on-line learning, coaching and training the results of this survey should be alarming and should challenge folks to innovate better ways to engage learners.

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Rich Blocks Poor Blocks - Mapping poverty and affluence - data blog
Use the interactive map on this site to look at the different levels of affluence in different parts of the Chicago region and the USA. This link points to a blog which uses maps view in its stories.

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Right to the City focused on housing and urban justice
From the web site: "The Right to the City Alliance is building a strong housing and urban justice movement in America and beyond. The idea of a right to the city frames and activates a new kind of urban politic that asserts that everyone, particularly the disenfranchised, not only have a right to the city, but as inhabitants, have a right to shape it, design it, and operationalize an urban human rights agenda."

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Roots of 21st Century Racism - The Enlightenment of 18th Century
This Slate article is titled The Enlightenment’s Dark Side: How the Enlightenment created modern race thinking, and why we should confront it. Add this to building your understanding of deep-rooted racism in US.

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Roots of Racism Leading up to WW1 and 21st Century Conflict
This article in The Guardian is another that builds an understanding of how European, White, imperialism, contributed to WW1 and continuing conflicts.

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Roots of suburban development and segregation - story map
This story map shows how investments from the UK in the 1880s and 90s provided funds for early suburban development in the USA, and led to segregated housing policies that continue to shape life in America in the 2000s. Unique use of GIS story maps.

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Rural America At a Glance - 2018 report - USDA Economic Research Service
This is just one of many reports available on the US Department of Agriculture web site. Take some time to dig through the library to know what's available.

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Safety and Justice Challenge - Supported by MacArthur Foundation
From the web site: "The Safety and Justice Challenge is providing support to local leaders from across the country who are determined to tackle one of the greatest drivers of over-incarceration in America—the misuse and overuse of jails."

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Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Clearing House Toolbox
From the web site: "The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty."

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School Funding Calculator - Computing the Effects of Changes to State Funding Formulas
From the web site: "School Funding formula parameters that adjust for district differences are important, but these adjustments may interact in ways that make it hard to understand overall effects on funding. To remedy this, we have built interactive models of funding formulas for Massachusetts, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia." If this works for these states maybe it will be expanded to all 50 states.

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School on Wheels - brings tutoring to homeless kids
From the web site: "Based in Southern California. The mission of School on Wheels is to enhance educational opportunities for children from kindergarten through twelfth grade who are experiencing homelessness. Our goal is to shrink the gaps in their education and provide them with the highest level of education possible. Our program serves as a consistent support system to these students at a time of great stress and fear. We bring the message to our students that they are cared about and important."

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School on Wheels - Indianapolis. tutoring for homeless kids
From the web site: "School on Wheels’ mission is to provide one-on-one tutoring and educational advocacy for school-aged children impacted by homelessness." This may be a branch of a national organization. More research needed.

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Search for paid tutors in Chicago by zip code. See Average costs.
This web site is aggregating information about fee-based tutors and making it available by zip code. The site owner has created a map of Chicago, showing the number of fee-based tutors in his directory, per zip code. If you are a tutor, sign up and be added. If you're in another city, request a map.

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Segregation costs Chicago billions - 2017 study
This article in the Chicago Reader is titled New study finds segregation costs Chicago billions in income, tens of thousands of college degrees, and hundreds of lives each year.

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Segregation in Chicago - research focus of Metropolitan Planning Council
From the web site: "MPC and Urban Institute are conducting a two-year study based on the hypothesis that by reducing segregation, Chicago and our region will experience faster economic growth and a more equitable quality of life." Visit the site to learn more about the research and read articles that have been published.

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Segregation in USA - articles on Mapping for Justice blog
Find additional articles about segregation, along with poverty maps, on the Mapping for Justice blog, which is one of the resources of the Tutor/Mentor Connection and Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC.

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Self Sufficiency Matrix (SSM) tool for practitioners, policymakers and researchers
From the web site: "The Self-Sufficiency Matrix (SSM) is a tool that enables practitioners, policymakers and researchers in public healthcare, social services and related work fields to assess the degree of self-sufficiency of their clients simply and comprehensively."

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Shortcomings of Modern Strategic Philanthropy and How to Overcome Them
This is one of many articles on the web site of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy which focus on challenges facing social benefit organizations focusing on complex social problems.

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