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The Children's Defense Fund Provides a strong effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves Center on Budget and Public Priorities A nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of US government policies and programs, with an emphasis on those affecting low and moderate income people
American Youth Policy Forum The Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan professional development organization providing learning opportunities for policy makers -- legislative staff, government officials, researchers and advocates -- working on youth issues at the local, state and national levels. Its goal is to provide participants with information, insights and contacts that will help them in their policy and programmatic work The Policy Information Center A centralized database of abstracts, reports, and other completed and on-going evaluative research. Covers policy-oriented projects conducted by the US Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal agencies
Youth Policy A brief guide to information on youth policy issues in Australia Children Now A nonpartisan, independent voice for children, working to translate the nation's commitment to children and families into action
The Finance Project A national initiative to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and equity of public- and private-sector financing for education, other children's services, and community building and development Board on Children, Youth, and Families Addresses a variety of policy-relevant issues related to the health and development of children, youth, and families by convening experts to weigh in on matters from the perspective of the behavioral, social, and health sciences
The Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies The Clearinghouse provides cross-national, comparative information about the policies, programs, benefits and services available in the advanced industrialized countries to address child, youth, and family needs SocietyGuardian.co.uk A UK policy and news site which specialises in the key areas of social care, health, voluntary organisations and charities, local government, regeneration and housing
Public/Private Ventures A national nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the effectiveness of social policies, programs and community initiatives, especially as they affect youth and young adults. In carrying out this mission, P/PV works with philanthropies, the public and business sectors, and nonprofit organizations Institute for Educational Leadership Policy Exchange The IEL Policy Exchange is about connecting ideas and leaders at all levels of government to make policies and programs for children and families work better. IELí s roots are in education. And, because education operates in the context of communities, the Policy Exchange brings all policy players to the table as equal partners not just education and training, but also health, social services, welfare, juvenile justice and housing
Center for Research on Youth and Social Policy seeks to have a major impact on the issues and systems affecting vulnerable populations, particularly children, while promoting social justice and social change through applied research, planning, and technical assistance International Council on National Youth Policy The origin of the International Council on National Youth Policy (ICNYP) can be traced to the first session of the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth in Lisbon, Portugal from 8 to 12 August 1998 hosted by the Government of Portugal in cooperation with the United Nations. That Conference, the first of its type, stressed the importance of national youth policy. The ICNYP seeks to follow-up that unique World Conference by bringing together representatives of Governmental ministries responsible for youth from all UN Member-States and of world and regional non-governmental youth organizations in a biennial International Conference on National Youth Policy
Center for Adolescent Health and the Law Works to create a legal and policy environment that promotes the health of adolescents and their access to health care. The Center represents a single entity with comprehensive and crosscutting expertise on the legal and policy issues that affect adolescents' health and their ability to obtain essential health services The Forum for Youth Investment Dedicated to increasing the quality and quantity of youth investment and youth involvement by promoting a "big picture" approach to planning, research, advocacy and policy development among the broad range of organizations that help constituents and communities invest in children, youth and families
Children's Monitor Online The latest information on federal legislation and policy affecting children, youth, and families is now available only online-and it's absolutely free Youth Policies in the UK: A Chronological Map A retrospective review of policies and legislation in the UK since the late 19th century, up to the 2001 Parliament. The chronology is authored by Robert Bell and Gill Jones
Building Policy Through Reflection Using real case histories of young people, a group of senior practitioners have been reflecting on why the services system has failed young people with serious and multiple problems National Children's and Youth Law Centre Australia's only national community legal centre dedicated to addressing human right issues for children and young people through legal change
Electronic Youth Policy Update Current and back issues of The NYA's regular electronic policy update. This brings together key issues that the organisation has identified concerning UK youth work, youth policy and youth affairs. You can also subscribe to the email list. 4 Nations Child Policy Network Contains information on the latest policy developments relating to children and young people in each of the four nations and across the UK
18to35 A national, non-partisan organization dedicated to engaging young adults in public policymaking and moving their issues and concerns to the forefront of policy debates Public Policy Updates The e-public policy update of the National Network for Youth
youth-policy.com A collaboration of the POLICY Project and YouthNet. Youth-policy.com is an online resource for improving youth reproductive health and HIV/AIDS policy worldwide  



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