Understanding the State of Knowledge of Youth Engagement Financing and Sustainability

Report

This report provides critical information on the costs, funding sources, financing strategies and sustainability of youth engagement programs. It outlines clear ways for funders get involved — including an urgent call to mobilize experts who can help these programs secure long-term, financial success. The end goal is simple: Give these programs the advantage that they need to continue empowering youth to shape their lives, strengthen their communities and build a brighter tomorrow.         

October 18, 2008

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Money Pals, Part One

Being Cool with Cash

Practice Guide

This workbook is designed to teach children in foster care, ages 8 to 11, practical skills about using money,

June 17, 2002

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Caregiver’s Handbook for Money Pals

Being Cool with Cash and I Know Where I'm Going

Practice Guide

Written for caregivers of foster youth, this guide gives concrete direction in teaching financial skills to help foster kids find their dreams and have the money to make them reality.  

June 17, 2002

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I Know Where I’m Going, Part One

But Will My Cash Keep Up

Practice Guide

This guide, written for teenagers in foster care, provides the knowledge and skills necessary to be financially savvy and able to save for your future. 

June 17, 2002

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I Know Where I’m Going, Part Two

But Will My Cash Keep Up?

Practice Guide

This workbook, part of a 2-book set, is designed to stimulate conversations with foster children, ages 12 to 15, about investing money, being a savvy shopper and using a credit card.

June 17, 2002

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Money Pals, Part Two

Being Cool with Cash

Practice Guide

This workbook is designed to teach foster children, ages 8 to 11, practical skills about shopping, such as keeping a spending diary, being a smart shopper and understanding advertising.

June 17, 2002

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Engaging Youth in Community Change

A Making Connections Peer Technical Assistance Match between Hartford, CT; Providence, RI; and Boston, MA

Report

Documentation of a “peer match” between Making Connections’ Providence, Rhode Island and Hartford, Connecticut site teams with MYTOWN, a Boston-based non-profit that engages youth in civic education and advocacy projects.    

August 11, 2005

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A Profile of Disconnected Young Adults in 2010

Report

In 16 fact-packed pages, this report rings the alarm on a growing demographic: young adults who have fallen off the road to economic independence. Readers will learn how this group compares to their self-sufficient counterparts, the lasting consequences of missing the adulthood mark, and specific strategies for helping these wayward individuals get their lives — and futures — back on track.       

December 1, 2010

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