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Local Intermediary Organizations: Connecting the Dots for Children, Youth, and Families

Academy for Educational Development, American Youth Policy Forum, Center for Youth Development, The Finance Project, Institute for Educational Leadership, Jobs for the Future, and New Ways to Work

In an era of tight resources and increased local responsibility for programs and services, communities are experimenting with new ways to connect the service dots for children and families. Local intermediary organizations are a promising approach for efficiently and effectively connecting and delivering a range of supportive services. Introducing policymakers and program developers to local intermediary organizations, this issue brief was a collaboration of six organizations.