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Blueprints Conference

The Blueprints Conference brings together researchers, program designers, community leaders and advocates, policy-makers, practitioners and funders to learn about evidence-based youth development programs. The goal of the conference is to provide information on evidence-based programs and guidance and tools to help consumers implement these programs successfully.

The next conference is planned for 2018. Details will be available on the conference website.


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Five States Lead the Way in Evidence-Based Policymaking

Posted Mar. 10, 2017

A report from the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative found that although most states are doing some sort of evidence-based policymaking, Connecticut, Minnesota, Oregon, Utah and Washington are leading the way. The report measured state engagement with evidence-based policymaking across 4 policy domains: Behavioral health, Child welfare, Criminal justice, and Juvenile justice.

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