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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A Profile of Disconnected Young Adults in 2010


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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Connecting Youth Through Multiple Pathways


This slide deck is a field scan of what selected school districts, foundations and nonprofit organizations are doing to prepare at-risk youth for further education, careers and life. 

September 8, 2009

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Structural Racism and Youth Development

Roundtable on Community Change Working Paper Series


This publication explores the game-changing role that race plays in our country’s politics, economy and culture. It delivers clear examples, recommendations and discussion points aimed at helping the youth field address structural racism and forge a brighter, fairer path for America’s future.

February 29, 2004

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Employers Are Target of New Campaign to Add Young People to Workforce

Blog Post

Nearly 6 million young adults are out of school and seeking work. Forty percent of employers say a lack of skills among workers is the main reason for job vacancies, and two-thirds report difficulty filling open positions. A new Ad Council campaign encourages employers to take a different approach to hiring to help bridge that gap.

February 5, 2015

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Extending Foster Care Beyond 18: Getting Started


Thanks to the Fostering Connections Act, states have an unprecedented opportunity to expand foster care support beyond the age of 18. This brief helps leaders navigate the new law, design effective programs for young adults and estimate the fiscal impact of extending their state’s foster care finish line.

August 11, 2013

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