SEL: Pause, Celebrate, Imagine

This year on International Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Day, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate how far this field has come and to envision what the future of this field could be. Our mission ...


SCE Announces 2021 Catalyst Grants

Each year, our staff and board nominate several organizations to receive Catalyst Grants: one-time contributions made as part of our year-end giving. These organizations typically work on issues beyond our primary program areas. What unites them ...


Introducing HX: Human Experience in a Tech-Infused World

We are at an inflection point; one that re-examines our relationship to and with technology. Not only is society still grappling with the uncertainty of how and how long COVID-19 will alter our daily routines, the ...


After-School All-Stars: Adapting to Support Students’ Needs

It is no surprise that over the past year-and-a-half afterschool programming has shifted dramatically due to the pandemic. Just as “in-school” time has mostly been virtual, out-of-school activities were paused or virtual as well. We spoke ...


Youth Voice in the Digital Age Cohort: Convening Two

It was time again to convene our Youth Voice cohort for (hopefully) the last virtual gathering. We originally assembled our Tech and Society ‘Youth Voice in the Digital Age’ cohort in pursuit of the answer to ...


Announcing SCE’s Million Coaches Challenge Partners

When we announced our Million Coaches Challenge last Fall the world was at the height of the pandemic and nearly all youth sports were halted. Even pre-pandemic, fewer kids play sports each year. When many team ...


SCE Announces New Partnership with Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Co-written by the Susan Crown Exchange and the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). As we reflect on 2020 and recent events, social and emotional learning (SEL) is more important than ever to support ...


New Partnership with American Institutes for Research Will Help OST Organizations Understand Readiness to Implement SEL

Co-written by the Susan Crown Exchange and the American Institutes for Research (AIR). New developments in the out-of-school time (OST) field can benefit practitioners and youth alike. So why do youth-serving organizations sometimes struggle to implement ...

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