Partnership for After School Education

Issue 112

December 01, 2015

​A Thought Leader Roundtable on Putting Youth at the Center of Efforts to Redesign Learning Opportunities​

On December 10, 2015 at 11:00 am EST, the Forum for Youth Investment hosts a free conference call and discussion titled A Thought Leader Roundtable on Putting Youth at the Center of Efforts to Redesign Learning Opportunities. Register to take part in a rich discussion between Karen Pittman, co-founder and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, TJ Delahanty, manager of Out-of-School Time Initiatives at Metro United Way in Louisville, and Norman Harris, a young person from Memphis, Tennessee. Both cities' efforts to rethink expanded learning opportunities in order to close equity gaps were featured in the recent America's Promise report, Expanded Learning, Expanded Opportunity: How Four Communities Are Working to Improve Education for Their Students. Learn about the impact of young people's involvement in the work and how to more meaningfully involve students and other youth in efforts in your community.

December 01, 2015

COSEBOC 10th Annual Gathering of Leaders 2016 Call for Workshop Proposals

Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) 10th Annual Gathering of Leaders will be held in New York City on May 18, 2016. In partnership with the New York City Department of Education’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI) and New York City Mayor’s Office Young Men’s Initiative (YMI), the gathering will provide access to great information about effective practices happening nationally, including the work of the Expanded Success Initiative and the overarching Young Men’s Initiative working together within schools. The COSEBOC is seeking workshop proposals from schools or districts that have an innovative practice that has proven effective for educating boys and young men of color. Proposal submissions are due December 18, 2015 at 11:59 EST