Events

YTFG members meet twice a year to learn, network and strategize. In addition, workgroups typically meet by phone every other month. Check back often for the latest information on YTFG events and meetings.


2021 Fall Meeting

We’re planning an exciting and engaging fall meeting with a focus on federal policy opportunities to support equity and well-being!  In recognition of growing concerns posed by the COVID-19 Delta variant, YTFG will be holding our fall meeting in a fully virtual format. spacing Please mark your calendars for the following dates and times for network and workgroup sessions: spacing Thursday, November 4:  12Read More

YTFG Well-Being Learning Series #1: Reflections from our Members – July 20, 2021

To support the use and application of YTFG’s updated well-being framework, YTFG is hosting a series of learning events for our network over the coming months.  The first event provided an overview of the framework and featured reflections on well-being investment strategies from YTFG members: Lyman Legters, Senior Director, Strategic Consulting, Casey Family Programs Amy Price,Read More

Redefining the Role of Philanthropy as Achieving Transformative Outcomes: Conversations with YTFG Fellows

We are excited to announce that our Spring 2021 network meeting is being fully planned and led by our amazing cohort of YTFG Fellows! Members are invited to join us in a virtual space on May 4th from 12-5pm EST for a series of insightful conversations to explore how philanthropy can consider and take upRead More

Fall 2020 YTFG Virtual Meeting

Join us for the 2020 YTFG Virtual Fall Meeting on October 7 and 8. While we can’t be together in person, we still can connect on critical issues and priorities for our network. The full network meeting will take place on October 7 between 12pm and 5 pm ET (9am – 2 pm PT). WorkgroupRead More

Save the Date! – YTFG Fall Meeting

Please mark your calendars for our Fall Meeting scheduled for October 7 and 8. We will be back in touch in the coming weeks with additional details on the location and focus for that meeting. As we all weather the COVID-19 pandemic together, YTFG work groups will be offering virtual events and we will continue to provide regular updates onRead More

YJWG Web Conference: Ending the Criminalization of Youth in Schools

Wednesday, March 7th at 1pm ET, 12pm CT, 11am MT, 10am PT YJWG will be joined by staff and grantee partners of the Communities for Just Schools Fund to learn about their work to end harsh and punitive school discipline practices and policies, including responses from law enforcement, that unfairly and disproportionately impact students ofRead More

YJWG Funder Call: Improving Youth-Police Relations

The Youth Justice Work Group of YTFG invites you to a conference call for funders on Tuesday, December 12th at 1pm ET, 12pm CT, 11pm MT, 10am PT. Our speakers will include Kerri Peterson of the Sherwood Foundation, Lisa Thurau of Strategies for Youth, and Laura Nirider of the Center for Wrongful Convictions of Youth.Read More

Youth Justice Work Group Funders Call

The Youth Justice Work Group of YTFG invites you to a conference call for funders on Thursday, May 18th at 1pm ET / 10am PT. Featuring Xavier McElrath-Bey of the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, Marsha Levick of the Juvenile Law Center, and Lauren Fine and Joanna Visser Adjoian of the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project.Read More

YTFG Spring Meeting: April 5 and 6 in Los Angeles

Join us in Los Angeles for the Spring Meeting!  Contact Barbara Langford at barbara@ for information on how to register!

The High Cost of Juvenile Fines and Fees

The Youth Justice Work Group of YTFG invites you to a conference call for funders on Thursday, March 2 at 1pm ET, 12pm CT, 11pm MT, 10am PT. Featuring Jessica Feierman, Associate Director of the Juvenile Law Center, Kate Weisburd, Director of the Youth Defender Clinic at the East Bay Community Law Center, and Jeffrey Selbin and Stephanie Campos-BuiRead More

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