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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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Create e-Books from blog articles, PDFs, etc. -
If you write a lot of blog articles and have wanted to format them into pdfs and other types of publications this is a tool you might use. It does have a monthly fee.

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Create Networks of Privilege to Help HS Graduates
The full title of this article is Alleyne: Creating Career and Technical Education Programs in High Schools Isn’t Enough. We Must Also Create Networks of Privilege to Help Graduates Access These Good-Paying Careers. Author shows strategies that expand social capital and link youth to job and career opportunities.

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Create StoryMaps using ESRI tool - example 2016 presidential campaign
This link points to a unique example of how the ESRI storymaps tool can be used. In this case the map shows campaign trails of US 2016 Presidential candidates.

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Creating a STEM Learning Ecosystem
This initiative seeks to "cultivate STEM Learning Ecosystems that encourages collaborating across sectors in new and creative ways to increase equity, quality and STEM learning outcomes for all. " Many of the ideas and goals are similar to strategies of the Tutor/Mentor Connection and could be used to support the universe of non-school tutoring, mentoring and learning programs needed in high poverty areas.

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Creating comic-formatted textbooks and learning materials
The Illustrated Textbook is just one visual project on a site titled The Human Imprint created by a geography teachers from the US Midwest. There's a lot to see on this site, so take some time to browse and learn.

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Creating Media Rich Map Stories - article
This article shows how students, volunteers and/or advocates can add text and data to maps to enhance learning or the stories they are telling.

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Creating Story Animations Using Inkscape and Animatron
Volunteers in tutoring, mentoring programs could teach youth how to create stories using free applications like inkscape and animation, and might teach themselves at the same time. Here's a blog article with tutorials and suggestions.

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Creative Youth Development -
From the web site "The National Guild for Community Arts Education, Massachusetts Cultural Council, The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and Americans for the Arts together have formed the Creative Youth Development National Partnership. This new coalition is collaborating to organize and accelerate the CYD movement through a collective impact strategy with a common agenda, shared systems and activities, cross-sector engagement, and continuous communications." Browse the web site to learn more and get involved.

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Credit Suisse Global Wealth databook
From the web site: This report " brings together all available data on household wealth within countries all over the world. It tells us how much wealth there is, and where it is. This year, by incorporating historical data sets too, we can better understand how the household wealth distribution has been changing over time." Visit the site to find summaries, previous year's reports, more.

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Crime in Chicagoland - feature of Chicago Tribune (2015)
The Chicago Tribune has created an extensive library of information and interactive platform to help anyone understand crime patterns in different parts of the Chicago region. Great resource for activists.

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Crime Mapping & Analysis News
From the web site: "The Police Foundation has been exploring the use of open data as a means to improve transparency and accountability and to encourage and support innovation in policing. To pursue these goals, a Public Safety Open Data Portal will be launched to highlight what local agencies are doing in the area of open data and to offer the public and professional users the ability to see, visualize, and analyze the data in one location."

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Critique of Collective Impact - Vu Le is Right* About Equity and Collective Impact
This article comments on an article written by Vu Le, who he calls "an important voice in the nonprofit sector" because "He speaks truth to power and calls out the elephants in our collective room." This article points to a November 30, 2015, by Vu Le, titled “Why Communities of Color Are Getting Frustrated with Collective Impact.”.

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Culture of Empathy Builder: Dan Bassill
This is interview of Dan Bassill on the Center for Building a Culture of Empathy web site.

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Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites - extensive library
From the web site: This is "The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents. Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience. "

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Daily Yonder - focuses on Rural America's issues
Since creating the Tutor/Mentor Connection in 1993, which focuses on big city poverty and inequality, we've looked for a parallel organization that collects information about rural poverty and inequality. The Daily Yonder Is such a resource. Browse the site, look at the issues page, make it a resource.

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Dan Pallotta campaign to change how NPOs funded, and more
This link points to a set of blog articles by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC which each point to work by Dan Pallotta and others who seek to revolutionize how non profits, social benefit activists, and similar organizations are supported. Look at the comments section on each blog where links to other articles are posted.

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Data and Society - research institute
From the web site "Data & Society is a research institute in New York City that is focused on the social and cultural issues arising from data-centric technological development."

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Data Points: Black students declining at Chicago's top public high schools and in CPS overall
2018 Metropolitan Chicago Planning Council report shows decline of African American students at top schools and throughout the entire system.

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Data Story-Telling Tools - 30 best - 2017 article
This article point to tools many of us might use to tell effective stories.

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Data Storytelling: improve insight-to-action conversion for a greater real world impact
Using maps and visualizations to tell stories that motivate actions of leaders requires a mix of skills. This article offers some important tips for influencing decision makers.

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Data visualization by CleverFranke - examples of what's possible
View the video on the home page to see the range of data visualization work done by this company. Visit http://www.cmap.illinois.gov/mobility/explore#/ to see website created for CMAP in Chicago.

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Data visualization examples from Stamen - 2016 work
This article points to data visualization projects Stamen worked on in 2016 and demonstrates the wide range of ways data can be visualized.

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Data Visualization tips and resources from Alberto Cairo
This Drop Box folder contains pdf slide presentations from talks Alberto Cairo has given about data visualization along with a recommended reading list. Take a look.

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Deaconess Foundation - St. Louis
Mission is to "Strengthen the region's capability to achieve positive outcomes for children and youth through collaborative engagement and investment with diverse partners to improve systems and sustain actions that have long-term impact on the health and well-being of children.:

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Decentralized Autonomous Organizations - what is this? (video)
This video describes a form of connective problem solving and enterprise governance that is still evolving. When you look at the video, and see circles of people connecting with each other, imagine those people representing each link in this web library. That's a vision I've had for nearly 20 years.

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