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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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ChiCommons Co-op: Cooperative and Solidarity Map
From the web site: "chicommons.coop is a multi-stakeholder cooperative that documents the cooperative and solidarity economies in the Chicago area and produces interesting communications projects in neighborhoods and virtual communities." The list of organizations are shown on a map, organized by categories. Take a look.

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Child Poverty in US (2016) - seven things to know
This article provides information about poverty in the US that needs to be shared, understood and responded to in local, state and national level organizations.

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Child well-being indicators - used in Wisconsin
There are many collective impact efforts around the country, and the world, focused on the well-being of youth. Rather than reinvent the wheel, I think they should be learning and borrowing ideas from each other, which many do. This link points to 48 well-being indicators developed by the Office of Children’s Mental Health in Wisconsin.

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Choosing the Right Social Media Platform for Your Business (2018)
If you're using social media to build attention for your business or organization the tips in this blog article can be useful.

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Chronic School Absence Across the United States - Interactive map
With this interactive resource you can zoom into the state, city and individual school level to see chronic school attendance rates. Use for understanding problem and focusing on solutions.

This article shows how to use the map: https://tinyurl.com/The74-ChronicAttendanceMap

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Circular Design Guide - understand methods and concept
This site focuses on design of products that don't end up on a trash pile, but recycle as other useful products and services.

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CISquared.org - community problem solving platform
From the web site: "How do we build appropriate systems to empower all individuals to become contributing members of society? In a world that loves to entertain the debate, “Broken Person or Broken System?”, our answer is to focus on the process." Browse the site and join their on-line community.

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Citizens Police Data Project (Chicago) - Work of Invisible Institute
From the web site: "Citizens Police Data Project collects and publishes information about police misconduct in Chicago" using map based platform to help users understand patterns in different parts of Chicago.

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City of Chicago Data Portal - map of connected orgs & places
From the web site: "Connect Chicago is a loose network of more than 250 places in the city where internet and computer access, digital skills training, and online learning resources are available—for free. This data set represents all the available details for every location. The content is updated regularly by site administrators and location managers."

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City of Chicago Information Portal
From the web site: "The OIG Information Portal is a data visualization tool that allows users to analyze City of Chicago data. Currently, the dashboard contains over 100 ways to visualize city data related to the City’s budget, employees, and police department."

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Civic Engagement - Understand the Cycle to Help Keep People Involved
From the web site: "This post introduces the Cycle of Engagement, a new framework for understanding the stages of how Americans engage in civic life today. The New Data Project recently made this research public during a talk at the 2018 NewFounders Conference in Chicago."

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Civic Exchange Chicago - coworking space centered on how news, information and technology
Launched in 2019. From the web site: "Civic Exchange Chicago is a coworking space and learning community centered on how news, information and technology can increase democracy and freedom."

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CivicGraph - map of civic tech sector
This network analysis map created by a team at Microsoft visualizes the four sectors of civic technology users. A great tool for learning who else is in the field and building potential collaborations.

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Civil Society for the 21st Century - 2018 SSIR articles
This article series on the SSIR web site is presented in partnership with Independent Sector. It's described as "a chance to focus, for a change, on the oxygen that makes our common life possible and good—to examine and appreciate and question and commit. Over the coming weeks, some of today’s leading thinkers and practitioners will explore important issues of civil society in the 21st century: its origins and evolution, its boundaries and blind spots, its values and variety, its obstacles and opportunities."

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Closing the Opportunity Gap initiative. A Project of the Saguaro Seminar
From the web site "Since 1996, Professor Putnam’s The Saguaro Seminar: Civic Engagement in America, a research initiative that brings together leading thinkers and practitioners to develop actionable ideas for civic renewal, has produced projects that have focused on expanding what we know about our levels of trust and community engagement and on developing strategies and efforts to increase this engagement.

In 2015, the Seminar launched the Closing the Opportunity Gap initiative. The initiative convened five working groups of roughly a dozen of the country’s leading experts in each of five areas: family and parenting, early childhood, K-12 education, community institutions, and “on-ramps,” like community college or apprenticeships."

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Closing the Skills Gap - JPMorgan Chase & Co. Initiative
Browse this web site, download the publications, add your own business to strategies that reach youth in high poverty areas with mentors, learning opportunities, part time and summer jobs and internships that bring more youth from poverty and near poverty into the workforce.

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Collaborative Knowledge Mapping - 2016 article
If you're building a knowledge base to support an organization, or an industry, this article can be useful reading. If you're building a knowledge base to support a social sector, as the Tutor/Mentor Connection has been doing since 1993, this shows the time and talent that should be devoted to the work, which we've never had.

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Collecting meaningful data about your network - using SNA
This is an article that talks about using data and network analysis to understand networks. Here's the introduction: "The effectiveness of any collaborative effort — whether it’s a network or an organization — depends primarily on the strength of the connections that exist between the participants involved. Social network analysis (SNA), using mapping tools like Gephi or Kumu, is the most effective method currently available for visualizing that connectivity and for evaluating a collaboration’s effectiveness. However, SNA is only useful if it is constructed with meaningful data and applied with the “so what” in mind."

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Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPS)
From the web site: "The Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPS) initiative pioneers new models to create awareness of emerging sustainability challenges and of the role that each and every one of us can play to ease them through collective action.

The CAPS initiative aims at designing and piloting online platforms to create awareness on sustainability problems and putting in place collective solutions. It fosters collaborative solutions based on networks (of people, of ideas, of sensors), enabling new forms of digital social innovation."

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College isn’t a cure for the US's racial wealth gap - 2018 article
This article from the World Economic Forum talks about a 2017 study, published in the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, in which researchers decided to dig deeper into the question of how much impact college has on closing the racial wealth gap, and determined that over time,that college degrees contribute to wealth accumulation for white graduates—but not black graduates. Read the article.

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College Mentors for Kids - chapters on college campuses
From the web site: "College Mentors for Kids works by connecting college students with the most to give to kids who need it most. We pair children one-­on-­one with a mentor and engage them in activities on a university campus where they discover the joy of learning and the power of mentoring." Chapters in Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, NC, Illinois.

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Color of Change - focus on racial justice in America
From the web site: "Color Of Change is building a new, effective strategy for changing the rules society lives by, and ending the injustices Black people face."

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Combating Inequality: Rethinking Policies to Reduce Inequality in Advanced Economies
This blog article is titled: We Have the Tools to Reverse the Rise in Inequality . It's a long reflection, with many embedded links, about a conference on Combating Inequality: Rethinking Policies to Reduce Inequality in Advanced Economies, Peterson Institute for International Economics, October 17–18, 2019.

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Combating Inequality: Rethinking Policies to Reduce Inequality in Advanced Economies
From the website: "The Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) held a major conference on "Combating Inequality: Rethinking Policies to Reduce Inequality in Advanced Economies," on October 17–18, 2019". Video and conference presentations are available at this link.

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Combining Complexity Theory with Narrative Research - Snowden
This is a video of a keynote address given by Dave Snowden, http://cognitive-edge.com/, It's posted in Vialogues, with annotation features available.

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