Monday, September 18, 2017
From an online community dedicated to supporting foster youth to an organization focused on ending bullying, nine new organizations have joined America’s Promise Alliance as partners this month. Find more information on their goals, missions, and efforts below.
Prosperity Nowhas helped make it possible for millions of people, especially people of color and those of limited incomes, to achieve financial security, stability and prosperity. They offer a unique combination of scalable practical solutions, in-depth research, and proven policy solutions. Learn more here.
Life Decisions Group LLC aims to provide personal development resources for teens and adults to serve as a catalyst to help them increase their chances of achieving greater academic, career, and personal success. Their goal is to provide practical, commonsense information to guide and teach individuals how to make better decisions. Learn more here.
iFoster builds an online community of people and organizations raising foster children and youth, with more than 40,000 members in all 50 states. Through this community, iFoster forms partnerships with companies, government agencies, non-profits, and foundations who then supply the critical resources, supports, and opportunities children and youth need. Learn more here.
SchoolHouse Connection promotes success for children and youth experiencing homelessness. They engage in strategic advocacy and provide technical assistance in partnership with early care and education professionals (including school district homeless liaisons and state homeless education coordinators), young people, service providers, advocates, and local communities. Learn more here.
The Tyler Clementi Foundation seeks to prevent bullying through inclusion, assertion of dignity, and acceptance as a way to honor the memory of Tyler Clementi. In 2010, Tyler’s death became a global news story, highlighting the impact and consequences of bullying while sparking dialogue amongst parents, teachers, and students across the country. Learn more here.
Northwest PBIS provides leadership in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) training, policy, guidelines, and practice. It serves as a liaison between pre-K-12 education, universities, state departments of education, community agencies and partners, and families. Learn more here.
The National Writing Project is a network of sites anchored at colleges and universities serving teachers across disciplines and at all levels, early childhood through university. They provide professional development, develop resources, generate research, and act on knowledge to improve the teaching of writing and learning in schools and communities. Learn more here.
The National Schools Foundation is the recognized leader of the PreK-12 education foundation movement in the United States, providing training and support for their development and quest to increase student achievement through philanthropic investment and involvement. Learn more here.
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Learn more here.
Utalk Radio Radio connects with young adults to convey common sense and values-based solutions to life challenges. Their broadcasts are a safe space for young people to discuss real life issues, ask tough questions, and get practical advice from others who care. Learn more here.
What does it take to become a national partner?
National partners share the belief that youth and children are our nation’s top priority. Organizations that join the Alliance come from many fields and sectors, such as nonprofits, foundations, institutions, corporations, associations, faith-based groups, and more. They are committed to working collaboratively to ensure all children have all Five Promises.
View a list of national partners or submit an application to join the Alliance here!