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National Collaboration for Youth

The National Collaboration for Youth (NCY), a 40-year old affinity group, is a coalition of the National Assembly member organizations that have a significant interest in youth development.

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Omnibus Spending Bill Supports Community Well-Being

Last week, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 to fund the government through the end of September. One notable aspect of the agreement is what was left out—the bill includes no language to repeal or weaken the Johnson Amendment. While the human service sector should be proud of this victory, Tim Delaney, CEO of the National […]

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New Funds for Work: Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Youth

Two National Assembly members, the National Youth Employment Coalition and Youth Advocate Programs, recently published a new report, “New Funds for Work:  Connecting Systems for Justice-Involved Young People.” The report stems from a convening of juvenile justice and workforce administrators from around the country and includes their recommendations for how to cultivate cross-system collaboration to better serve justice-involved youth, […]

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Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe At Home and Out of Youth Prisons

“Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons,” is a publication of the National Collaboration for Youth, produced with significant input and work from National Assembly and NCY member, Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.  The report should serve as a handbook for juvenile justice administrators, legislators, judges, the non-profit community and […]

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