Brown University, the home of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform and the anchor institution for Providence's Children and Youth cabinet is happy to support the Evidence2Success initiative here in Providence, RI.

Mayor Angel Taveras speaks about the successes in Providence over the past year and highlights his focus on Grade Level Reading and the efforts of the Children and Youth cabinet.

Evidence2Success, an initiative of the Children and Youth Cabinet in partnership with the Mayor's Office, the School District, several state agencies and the Annie E. Casey Foundation announced the two neighborhoods where the initiative will be piloted.

John Kelly has been named the Community Chairman of the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC), the cross-sector collaborative organization focused on improving outcomes for Providence's young people.

Mayor Angel Taveras joined with Providence Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Lusi and the Mayor's Children's and Youth Cabinet (CYC) to release a report that establishes baselines to track progress in Providence's schools, and to officially introduce Rebecca Boxx as the CYC's new director.

Brown University President Christina Paxson says, “The CYC offers an opportunity to maximize the value and effectiveness of our collaborations with the myriad youth-serving organizations and agencies in our city and state, improving the prospects of achieving meaningful results for our schools and the students they serve."

A citywide action plan to improve education from “cradle to career” was unveiled Wednesday. The report outlining the plan — Educate Providence: Action for Change — was written by the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet, a nonprofit collaborative reconvened by Taveras and recognized by the White House last week for its work.

Mass Insight, an organization with expertise in assisting Districts with school turnaround, cites Providence's efforts to make community partnerships a building block of its Innovation Zone.

Cities of Service has announced that it has awarded Providence a $25,000 grant supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies to implement Leyendo, a service-based initiative to boost reading levels for Providence students who are not reading on grade level and speak a language other than English at home.

The Mayor's Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC), a collaboration of public, private, and nonprofit leaders housed at Brown University's Annenberg Institute for School Reform, was among 31 organizations from across the nation recognized as Together for Tomorrow Challenge winners for the 2012-2013 school year.