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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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This is a pretty comprehensive web site intended to support people entering and/or in the nursing career. Take a look.

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Oakland Hospital tackling root causes of poverty - article
This story shows how "Children's Hospital Oakland and Highland Hospital are trying to shift the paradigm of urban medicine by tackling some of the root causes of illness — like the lack of housing and food." Other hospitals can learn from this and do the same in their own actions.

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Online Math Education Resource
This site offers many resources to help math students, teachers, volunteers and parents. Take time to browse and see what's offered.

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Openlands - focuses on environment and land use
From the web site: "Openlands protects the natural and open spaces of northeastern Illinois and the surrounding region to ensure cleaner air and water, protect natural habitats and wildlife, and help balance and enrich our lives.' Students in schools and non-school programs can use the Openlands web site as a source of information and inspiration for on-going research, learning and service activities.

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Phoenix Voyage™ - arts, education, entertainment
From the web site: "Phoenix Voyage™, a project of the International Humanities Center, a 501[c](3) non-profit organization, is an educational entertainment production company dedicated to educating people about how to preserve and protect our beautiful world. Through its website, 12-city national tour, the children’s music CD series, contests, and comic book, the organization strives to motivate and inspire the communities of America to create a healthy and environmentally sustainable future for our planet.

The Phoenix Voyage™ website has been established to showcase businesses and organizations that promote conscious living choices, such as

• renewable energy sources,
• new technologies
• healthy foods and
• positive attitudes to health care

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Power My Learning - Digital Learning Program (NYC)
From the web: "The PowerMyLearning Network is a multidimensional learning community of organizations who believe in the power of digital learning to strengthen the learning relationships among educators, families, and students."

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Preparing for the Great Waves of Change - book focused on Climate Change
This book by Marshall Vian Summers "emphasizes that humanity is a greater community that must establish a new unity and cooperation in the face of great change if it is to survive and advance in the times ahead."

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Primary Care and Behavioral Health Provider Maps
From the web site: "The Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center develops and translates evidence into policy to advance comprehensive, integrated strategies that improve individual and population health." This link points to maps showing primary health care and behavioral health care provider availability at the state and country level for the entire USA.

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Project Exploration
The material on this site will help: Reduce the distance between natural science and the public especially populations historically underrepresented in professional science... * Inspire and empower urban youth and girls through hands-on experiences with the wonder of paleontology and natural science... * Connect students, teachers and families with authentic science and working scientists

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Project Lead the Way - STEM Education Curricular Programs
From the web site: "PLTW offers innovative STEM education programs and teacher training at K-12 schools throughout the country. Lessons engage students in activities-, projects-, and problem-based (APPB) learning, which provides hands-on classroom experiences. Students create, design, build, discover, collaborate and solve problems while applying what they learn in math and science." Browse web site to learn more.

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Reach out and Read - Pediatricians in Action
From the web site: "Reach Out and Read makes literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give books to children at pediatric checkups from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.

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Real World Design Competition - get kids involved
From the web site: "The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) is an annual competition that provides high school students, grades 9-12, the opportunity to work on real world engineering challenges in a team environment."

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From the web site: " aims to support building community resilience in a world of multiple emerging challenges: the decline of cheap energy, the depletion of critical resources like water, complex environmental crises like climate change and biodiversity loss, and the social and economic issues which are linked to these. We like to think of the site as a community library with space to read and think, but also as a vibrant café in which to meet people, discuss ideas and projects, and pick up and share tips on how to build the resilience of your community, your household, or yourself."

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Rush University Medical Center - Rush Education and Career Hub (REACH)
From the web site: "REACH is a “cradle-to-career” program that deepens Rush’s involvement with students, teachers and families from pre-K through college. The hub is designed to boost high school graduation rates and college enrollment; build pathways to careers in science, technology, engineering, math, or STEM, and health care; and improve readiness for college and the work force."

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Science Afterschool Consumers Guide
From the web site: "TThe SAS Consumers Guide contains reviews of high-quality, hands-on science content for afterschool programs. Materials include semester and year long curricula, activity kits, instructor guides consisting of many related activities, and Web sites that offer content appropriate for afterschool programs. Users of this guide are able to search and sort entries by title, subject, grade level, target audience, and cost."

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Science and Math Programs - The Connectory's National Directory
From the web site: "By offering the most comprehensive collection of STEM opportunities and programs, The Connectory is the go-to place for families to discover local STEM opportunities for the children in their lives and for program providers to find partners with which to collaborate."

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SE Michigan Math-Science Learning Community

This Coalition's mission is to buile a "learning community" to leverage and link science and math educational resources and career information to all children. Be sure to visit the REACH OUT! Teen Mentoring Link.

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Snow City Arts Foundation
Every day, Snow City Arts Foundation teaches hospitalized children the art of creative writing, music, painting, photography, and filmmaking.

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Society of Women Engineers - Chicago Section
From the web site: "SWE Outreach programs inspire the next generation of women engineers and technologists. We engage young girls in the possibilities of this rewarding career path with inspiring workshops and interaction with SWE role models."

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STEM Pathways Cooperative - Chicago
From the web site: "The Chicago STEM Cooperative is a community-based effort to survey out-of-school-time programs and consider the way educational institutions, businesses and city services could cooperate to build and support pathways into science, technology, engineering and mathematics for Chicago’s young people."

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STEM Talent. Moving Beyond Traditional Boundaries
This article suggests that "if we want more students involved in STEM careers, we need to think of other places than schools where we can connect with youth and inspire such learning." Volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs operating in non-school hours can be such places.

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Strengthening Chicago's Youth blog on Tumblr
Strengthening Chicago's Youth uses this blog to " connect individuals, ambitions, organizations, and agendas surrounding youth violence prevention."

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Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) - Foundation
From the web site: "The Structural Engineers Foundation is an independent, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to one goal: the advancement of structural engineering. To attain this goal, and thus prepare for tomorrow's horizons, the SEF has committed itself to sponsoring and funding scholarships, lectures, awards, publications and research - all aimed at improving structural engineers and structural engineering."

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The All Stars Project of Chicago
From the web site: "We transform the lives of youth and poor communities using the developmental power of performance, in partnership with caring adults. In All Stars programs, people learn new performances onstage and off. They try new things, become more worldly and begin to create new possibilities for themselves and their communities." In Chicago the Allstars Project is also hosting an annual networking conference and quarterly networking events.

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The Belmont Forum - funders of global environmental change research
From the web site: "The Belmont Forum is a group of the world's major and emerging funders of global environmental change research. It aims to accelerate delivery of the environmental research needed to remove critical barriers to sustainability by aligning and mobilizing international resources. It pursues the goals set in the Belmont Challenge by adding value to existing national investments and supporting international partnerships in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific endeavors."

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