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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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The Alternative Schools Network (ASN) is a not-for-profit organization in Chicago working to provide quality education with a specific emphasis on inn...

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From the web site: "Since 1979, Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois has offered scholarships to Chicago area children who are academically capable &ndash...

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The Campaign for Youth is a coordinated effort continues to  a) Raise the visibility of disconnected youth; b) Encourage youth issues to resonate...

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From the web site: "Sponsored by the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the Disabled Youth Peer Development Initiative (DYPDI) ...

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This is a New York City program that targets "young adults, ages 17-24, who are unemployed and lacking a high school diploma."

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From the web site: "At i.c.stars we provide a rigorous technology-based workforce development and leadership training program for low-income adults, d...

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Jobs for the Future has developed some extensive road maps and strategies for working with opportunity youth in the US.  Browse this site and lea...

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OAI’s programs provide training for both currently employed workers and unemployed or underemployed individuals who are in need of job skills an...

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From the PDF:  "Around the country, community colleges are partnering with nonprofit organizations to launch a range of innovative approaches to ...

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The mission of The Cara Program is to assist the homeless and at-risk populations in their efforts to achieve real and lasting success by providing co...

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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 (38)
.......Diversity strategies (7)
.......Workforce Development (68)
College & Career Education Resources (0)
.......Career & Vocational Education (22)
.......Community-College Partnerships (14)
.......College access resources (28)
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 (53)
.......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 (59)
.......Poverty, Race, Inequality (164)
.......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 (13)
.......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 (77)
Process Improvement, Innovation, & Collaboration (2)
.......Collaboration; Community Building (146)
.......Concept Mapping; Visualization (80)
.......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 (131)
.......Drop Out Crisis (30)
.......Health Disparities (10)
.......Mentoring, Tutoring (46)
.......Policy, etc. (60)
.......Social Capital (51)
Social Entrepreneurs (0)
.......Social Enterprise Funding (21)
.......SE Networking; Idea Sharing (60)
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)