Search Results for: Tia Martinez

Youth at High Risk of Disconnection (2008)

This brief, developed by Public Impact for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, provides a data update of Michael Wald and Tia Martinez’s 2003 paper, Connected by 25: Improving the Life Chances of the Country’s Most Vulnerable 14-24 Year Olds. Download Publication

Connected by 25: Improving the Life Chances of the Country’s Most Vulnerable 14-24 Year Olds (2003)

This seminal paper by Michael Wald and Tia Martinez, published in 2003, helped launched the Youth Transition Funders Group.   In this paper, the authors identify those groups of youth at highest risk of long-term disconnection and present reasonable estimate of the number of high-risk youth, in order to inform future projections of the costs and potential benefits ofRead More

NYEC Appoints Thomas Showalter as New Director

Thomas Showalter, a long-time policy expert and Capitol Hill veteran, will serve as the new director of the National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC), the board of directors announced Wednesday. Most recently, Showalter was Director of Education Initiatives at The Hatcher Group, a Bethesda-based public relations firm, where he provided strategic counsel to a wide rangeRead More

YTFG Road Trip to Philly

The Youth Transition Funders Group is meeting in Philadelphia this year for what looks like an incredible meeting. As you may know, the Youth Transition Funders Group (YTFG) gathers twice a year. One part of the meeting is dedicated to the work groups, which are designed to support funders in making the best investments theyRead More

The Secret to Fixing School Discipline Problems? Change the Behavior of Adults

“The Secret to Fixing School Discipline Problems? Change the Behavior of Adults” was first posted on ACEsTooHigh.com, a news site that focuses on how people and organizations are implementing ACEs, trauma-informed and resilience-building practices. By Jane Ellen Stevens Two kindergarteners at Cherokee Point Elementary School in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood get into a fight on theRead More