This resource library houses tools, reports, and other resources from our Alliance partners. Use the search engine on the right to search items by topic or partner. If you would like to share a resource, please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Promise Research
The Center for Promise, in collaboration with Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences, is the first-ever research center for America’s Promise Alliance. The mission of the Center is to develop a deep knowledge and understanding about what is needed to help create the conditions so that all young people in America have the opportunity to succeed in school and life. The Center’s work will add to the academic exploration of these issues and help give communities and individuals the tools and knowledge to effectively work together to support young people.
Parent Engagement Toolkit
The Annie E. Casey Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance developed this toolkit to engage parents in dropout prevention and development strategies to ensure the success of all children. It is a resource for all organizations and community leaders interested in bringing the parent voice into the planning process and the development of local and state action plans addressing the dropout crisis.
GradNation.org is the premier online destination for users seeking to learn about, connect into and act on behalf of the Grad Nation movement. Whether its finding information on core topics critical to increasing high school graduation rates; exploring ways to get involved in local efforts; engaging with a robust online community of stakeholders implementing dropout prevention efforts; or sharing stories through text and multimedia, users of GradNation.org will become better equipped to help move the country closer to achieving higher graduation rates. GradNation.org will launch between late 2013 and early 2014.
Whether you’re a teacher, a businessperson or part of a youth-serving organization, you can play an important role in reversing the dropout crisis by helping students explore careers. Even if you’ve never undertaken a project like this before, this online guide will show you, step-by-step, how to put together a successful career exploration effort.
Saving Our Futures: A Financial Responsibility Program for Young People is an online curriculum that teaches young people in middle and high school about financial responsibility, and to advocate for smarter money management in their homes, communities and from elected officials. Log in to download and review $aving Our Futures: A Financial Responsibility Program for Young People. Available in English and Spanish.