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News Archives

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Bright Idea: Prepping Youth to Speak in Public and to the Media

June 25, 2009

 Since 2004, the FosterClub All-Stars have proved an important point: When former foster youth speak about the child welfare system, people listen.  

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Primary Sources: Ensuring That Learning Goes On When School’s Out

June 15, 2009

Research shows that providing expanded learning opportunities, or ELOs, for older youth in the out-of-school hours may make adolescents more likely to go to school, finish their homework, do well on standardized test scores, and have good study habits and high motivation.

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Right on the Money: Ten Ways to Find Foundation Funding

June 5, 2009

 Last month, we addressed how to write a better grant proposal. But before youth-serving organizations apply for funding, they have to pinpoint likely donors. How to do that with no fund raising staff and barely enough time to get your to-do list done each day?

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