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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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During 2016 a series of events encouraged youth throughout the US to write letters to the "next president". Read this annotated blog to learn more abo...

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This is one of many articles on the International Literacy Association web site. In this case it focuses on "Collaborative writing with wearable techn...

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From the web site: "Digital Storytelling (also affectionately known as ds106) is an open, online course that happens at various times throughout the y...

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This article on the 'teachthought" blog is a list of 21 resources that educators, parents, volunteers and youth can use to help build vocabulary. ...

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This is a web site that volunteers, parents and teachers can use to help youth to learn to organize their thoughts and build their writing skills. Fol...

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This is an extensive library of links that focus on grammar. The web site introduction says "There’s no way around it: Good grammar matters. And...

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While this site is an archive, it still contains a wide range of resources for learning French, German, Spanish, and Italian,</strong> including...

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This blog article includes several links to poetry month activities. Take a look. 257 hits through 4/2020

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From the web site: "The aim of the student blogging challenge is to connect student bloggers with a global audience while supporting teachers with the...

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Teen Ink has been publishing a variety of teen written publications since 1998.  This link points to the on-line writing classes page. 435 hit...

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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 (65)
.......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 (77)
.......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 (36)
.......Diversity strategies (7)
.......Workforce Development (67)
College & Career Education Resources (0)
.......Career & Vocational Education (21)
.......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 (51)
.......Grant Resources for Youth Orgs (19)
.......Hubs & Intermediaries (35)
.......Planned Giving, Bequests (4)
.......Understanding Philanthropy (53)
.......Workplace FundRaising (6)
Homework help, tutoring resources (0)
.......Black History Studies (33)
.......Math, Science (18)
.......Written Skills (14)
.......Extra-curricular; Brain Exercises (42)
.......Multiple Subjects (39)
.......Literature and the Arts (16)
.......Social Science (19)
Law, Justice, Housing, Poverty and Prevention (0)
.......Law, Justice Issues (56)
.......Poverty & Crime Mapping (59)
.......Poverty, Race, Inequality (161)
.......Prevention Resources (35)
.......Street Gangs (10)
.......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 (38)
.......Programs beyond Illinois (39)
Misc. Links of Interest (9)
Non Profit Management Resources (0)
.......Fund Raising Resources (3)
.......Management of NPO (15)
.......Outcomes, Evaluation (6)
Political Resistance. Fighting inequality gap in (71)
Process Improvement, Innovation, & Collaboration (2)
.......Collaboration; Community Building (141)
.......Concept Mapping; Visualization (80)
.......Creativity; innovation; knowledge mgt (111)
.......Geographic Info. Systems (GIS) (72)
.......Marketing; Communication (22)
.......Process Improvement; Evaluation (33)
Public School and City of Chicago links (0)
.......City of Chicago & Misc Orgs (15)
.......Chi Public Schools; etc. (11)
Reference Materials (11)
Related Links and Articles (0)
.......Edu Consultants, Trainers, etc. (14)
.......Suggested Books (30)
.......Test Prep. GED, Paid Tutoring (17)
Research, Resources (0)
.......Education Research (130)
.......Drop Out Crisis (30)
.......Health Disparities (10)
.......Mentoring, Tutoring (45)
.......Policy, etc. (60)
.......Social Capital (50)
Social Entrepreneurs (0)
.......Social Enterprise Funding (21)
.......SE Networking; Idea Sharing (60)
Technology (0)
.......Cool Tech Tools (61)
.......Digital Access & Divide (22)
.......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 (25)
.......Seniors Involvement (7)
.......Vol. Management Tools (13)
.......Volunteer Referral Sites (22)