Pursuing the Promise provides a cutting edge look at equity, access, and diversity trends in the fields of after school and youth development, as well as recommendations for programming, technical assistance, research and policy. It includes the voices of children, youth, program staff and directors, parents, policymakers and community leaders, and highlights both challenges and promising strategies in the field. This report is a comprehensive reference for those who wish to use after school programs to enhance the lives of all young people, families, and communities. Companion dialogue and assessment tools for researchers, policymakers, funders, training and technical assistance providers and programs are also available.
An excerpted version of Pursuing the Promise can be downloaded using the link below. This version includes the reportís introduction, our conceptual framework and research design, a summary list of research findings, our recommendations, and a list of resources.
You can download the excerpted report by following the link below.
The full report is available in hard copy only. In addition to the elements listed above, it also provides complete details on the research findings, including conceptual overviews, supporting data, and promising program examples.
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