In February 2014, President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative. This week, the president is announcing an additional $104 million in funding from new partnerships with public and private groups to address the opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color at critical stages throughout their lives. AIR’s work focuses on issues critical to the support of young men of color, from childhood interventions to preparation for career success.
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21 May 2014
On May 21, 2014, AIR hosted a briefing with U.S. Representative Robert “Bobby” Scott on Reconnecting System-Involved Youth: A Developmental Approach. Resources on topics related to that event are listed here.
13 Mar 2014
Changing systems, practices and programs to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families requires a comprehensive approach anchored in an understanding of relationships and context for individuals, organizations, and political, economic and social environments. Implementing Systems Change: How Neuroscience Informs the Process and Lessons from the Field describes five key elements critical for sustainable systems change.
13 Mar 2014
Child abuse prevention and other human service programs are under increasing pressure to demonstrate results and implement system and practice changes to improve outcomes. Putting What Works Into Practice describes important considerations for successfully implementing sustainable approaches with lasting benefit. It discusses critical activities that need to happen at different phases of implementation for leaders, policymakers, program managers, staff and stakeholders.