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First Place for Youth Featured in Apartment Age

Providing apartments to our participants is a cornerstone of the My First Place program model. In the competitive housing markets of California, securing safe, afforable housing is an ongoing challenge for our organization. A two-page spread in the February 2015 issue of Apartment Age gave us the opportunity to reach out to landlords and property managers in the Los Angeles area to explain the need for our program and the evidence for its success, as well as share the benefits and requirements for landlords who may be interested in leasing to FPFY participants.

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The Power of Public-Private Partnership in Mississippi’s Child Welfare

Written by Samantha Kalahar and Kimberly Smith This year marks Mississippi’s ninth year as a Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative […]

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Advancing Equitable AI in the US Social Sector

One example of an organization using AI to support evidence-based decision-making is First Place for Youth, an organization that helps foster youth make a successful transition to self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood. First Place for Youth built a recommendation engine that uses precision analytics—a technology that predicts trends and behavioral patterns by discovering cause-and-effect relationships in data—to analyze program administration and case assessment data, and learn from differences in outcomes among youth.

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March is ‘Stay Paid’ Month at First Place!

March is ‘Stay Paid’ Month at First Place for Youth where we acknowledge all of our young people’s efforts in […]

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