Author Archives: Kristin Gumper

How Addressing Inequity and Social Justice Correlate to Social-Emotional Learning

Wyman recently hosted over 100 practitioners, program directors, evaluators and funders in a convening to discuss social-emotional learning, and the recent emergence of a new field guide, “Preparing Youth to Thrive: Promising Practices in Social and Emotional Learning.” This framework emerged … Continue reading

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Gaining a Sense of Belonging through the Teen Leadership Program

Oscar and his family moved from Mexico when he was just a child. According to Oscar, he always had high hopes, but he didn’t know how to begin his path to success, especially learning how to apply to, pay for, and … Continue reading

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Wyman’s Youth Impact Partnership Supports Essential Services for Students at Normandy Schools Collaborative

“Our work in Normandy, which we call a Youth Impact Partnership, is the first place where we’re bringing our three key strategies — empowering teens, equipping adults, and strengthening systems — together in one geographically defined community — a school … Continue reading

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Wyman Responds to Recent Acts of Violence

We are deeply saddened by the violence, loss of life and injuries that occurred in Charlottesville. Our hearts go out to those who were targeted by the events over the last weekend. This horrible event was, sadly, not surprising or new. … Continue reading

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