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Developmental Relationships

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Developmental Relationships Survey

Engaging Today’s Families

TEDxFargo Presentation: Getting Relationships Right

They Shape Who We Are

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LEARN TO BUILD STRONGER RELATIONSHIPS WITH YOUNG PEOPLE

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New Developmental Relationships Survey

Engaging Families- A Relationship-Centered Approach

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– Colin Powell, Former U.S. Secretary of State and Founding Chairman of America’s Promise

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Discover How Search Institute’s Research Can Help the Young People in Your Life

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Our Latest Research

“It Was a Support NetworkSystem that Made Me Believe in Myself”: Understanding Youth and Young Adults’ Experiences of Social Capital in Six Innovative Programs

INSIGHTS & EVIDENCE: The Intersection of Developmental Relationships, Equitable Environments, and SEL

Free Checklist: Building Developmental Relationships During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Our Funders Strengthen the Impact of our Work.

Altria Group • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation • Blandin Foundation • Capital One • Einhorn Family Charitable Trust • Esther Ting Foundation • Ford Family Foundation • F.R. Bigelow Foundation • Otto Bremer Trust • Minneapolis Foundation • Minnesota Comeback • National Science Foundation • Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation • Saint Paul Foundation • Sauer Family Foundation • Sourcewell • Spencer Foundation • U.S. Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences

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