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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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From the web site: "In a far-reaching effort to help disconnected youth, nonprofits, foundations, and government agencies across the U.S. are providin...

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In 1995, Mark Cohen, Vanderbilt University Law Professor, calculated that the monetary value of "saving" one high-risk youth was between $1.7 million ...

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This National Center for Education Statistics site shows public high school drop out rates across the country 541 hits prior to 5/2020

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From the web site: "The mission of the Everyone Graduates Center is to develop and disseminate the know-how required to enable all students to graduat...

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From the web site: "The America’s Promise Alliance is devoted to helping to create the conditions for success for all young people, including th...

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This report on the Women's National Law Center web site shows obstacles that Hispanic girls face that causes a high percent to drop out before finishi...

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This report's Executive Summary begins with "Imagine a nation in which all students, from Benton Harbor to Watts, from Akron to Baltimore, from Chicag...

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From the web site: "Since 1986, the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) has conducted and analyzed research; sponsored workshops and n...

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From the web site: "he National Youth Employment Coalition improves the lives of the 5.5 million young people who are out of school and out of work. W...

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Pathways to Prosperity Seeks to Redefine American Education System: This article posted on the Harvard School of Education web site talks about a Path...

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Adult literacy, Service learning, etc. (0)
.......Alternative School Programs (13)
.......Juvenile Justice & System Involved (2)
.......Misc Programs (13)
.......Youth as Leaders; Service Learning (66)
.......Adult Literacy (10)
Afterschool organizations (0)
.......Networks, Advocacy Orgs (54)
.......Program Locators; Directories (20)
.......Misc Chicago AfterSchool orgs (4)
Arts, Science, Math & Health Focus Areas (0)
.......Arts & Humanities (51)
.......Climate, Environment, Energy (21)
.......Public Health; Careers, Mentoring (37)
.......Science, Math, Tech, STEM (76)
Blogs, Forums on education, philanthropy, etc. (0)
.......Education, Learning; cMOOCs (80)
.......Fund Raising; Marketing (34)
..,,,,,Network Building; Idea Sharing (99)
.......Tutor, Mentor, Volunteer Orgs (29)
Business Involvement & Resources (0)
.......Business School Connections (39)
.......Corp Social Responsibility (39)
.......Diversity strategies (7)
.......Workforce Development (68)
College & Career Education Resources (0)
.......Career & Vocational Education (22)
.......Community-College Partnerships (14)
.......College access resources (29)
Event Information (12)
Faith-Based Organizations (0)
.......Chicago based (9)
.......Poverty, social justice focus (20)
Funding/Philanthropy (0)
.......General Operating Support (11)
.......Challenges Facing NonProfits (52)
.......Grant Resources for Youth Orgs (20)
.......Hubs & Intermediaries (35)
.......Planned Giving, Bequests (4)
.......Understanding Philanthropy (54)
.......Workplace FundRaising (6)
Homework help, tutoring resources (0)
.......Black History Studies (35)
.......Math, Science (19)
.......Written Skills (14)
.......Extra-curricular; Brain Exercises (43)
.......Multiple Subjects (40)
.......Literature and the Arts (15)
.......Social Science (19)
Law, Justice, Housing, Poverty and Prevention (0)
.......Law, Justice Issues (57)
.......Poverty & Crime Mapping (60)
.......Poverty, Race, Inequality (165)
.......Prevention Resources (36)
.......Street Gangs (11)
.......Housing, Community Development (37)
.......Rural Issues (8)
.......Violence Against Girls/Women (8)
Mentoring & Tutoring (0)
.......e-Mentoring; e-Tutoring (14)
.......Gender specific programs (5)
.......international programs (14)
.......Networks & Associations (37)
.......Programs beyond Illinois (39)
Misc. Links of Interest (10)
Non Profit Management Resources (0)
.......Fund Raising Resources (3)
.......Management of NPO (15)
.......Outcomes, Evaluation (6)
Political Resistance. Fighting inequality gap in (78)
Process Improvement, Innovation, & Collaboration (2)
.......Collaboration; Community Building (147)
.......Concept Mapping; Visualization (81)
.......Creativity; innovation; knowledge mgt (112)
.......Geographic Info. Systems (GIS) (73)
.......Marketing; Communication (22)
.......Process Improvement; Evaluation (33)
Public School and City of Chicago links (0)
.......City of Chicago & Misc Orgs (16)
.......Chi Public Schools; etc. (11)
Reference Materials (11)
Related Links and Articles (0)
.......Edu Consultants, Trainers, etc. (14)
.......Suggested Books (36)
.......Test Prep. GED, Paid Tutoring (17)
Research, Resources (0)
.......Education Research (132)
.......Drop Out Crisis (30)
.......Health Disparities (10)
.......Mentoring, Tutoring (47)
.......Policy, etc. (60)
.......Social Capital (51)
Social Entrepreneurs (0)
.......Social Enterprise Funding (21)
.......SE Networking; Idea Sharing (61)
Technology (0)
.......Cool Tech Tools (62)
.......Digital Access & Divide (23)
.......Tech resources, networks (50)
Training & Resources for Mentors, Tutors, Parents (0)
.......Mentor Training (25)
.......Parent Resources (17)
.......Tutor Training (9)
Tutor/Mentor Connection History/links (0)
.......Articles, Research, Awards (33)
.......T/MC Blogs; Social Media (17)
Volunteer Recruitment & Resources (0)
.......Resources & Networks (26)
.......Seniors Involvement (7)
.......Vol. Management Tools (14)
.......Volunteer Referral Sites (22)