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What One St. Louis Youth Learned from Beating the Odds

The following excerpt from America’s Promise Alliance features a Teen Leadership Program Alum, Ametra Harris. To view the entire piece, by Eva Harder, click here. Ametra Harris, 24, has a lot to be proud of. In a country where only … Continue reading

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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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