Youth Engagement in Collective Impact

Last week I was a panelist on a webinar co-sponsored by the Tamarack Institute and the Ontario Trillium Foundation about youth involvement in Collective Impact. My co-panelist was Deb Halliday of Graduation Matters Montana, an initiative that led to record-breaking high school graduation rates across the State. We discussed the challenges we have faced in sustaining… Read More

Youth Connectedness

I was interviewed for the Victoria Foundation’s 2016 Vital Signs report on the theme of youth belonging and connectedness. The following is an excerpt from that report: As social animals, humans evolved to grow up and live in community. All the evidence points to increasing connectedness for youth as resulting in improved outcomes in all the… Read More