Youth Development, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Youth Seed is going to lead a summer Social Enterprise Intensive program hosted by United Roots.
Young leaders between the ages of 18-28 that have ideas for a social enterprise, or projects that...more
Alphonso Bradley, an 80-year old volunteer, has recently received the 2013 Yakima's Martin Luther King Jr Service Award to honor his work as an active advocate for the youth, doing a lot of things...more
The Silvis Home Run 5K marathon, part of the Silvis, Illinois' Family Day, which continued into the night with the 13th Annual Moonlight Festival, has successfully garnered funds to help kids,...more
James Ward, 19, has seen much of life's struggles. He and his family have dealt with homelessness for four years, moving between shelters and Skid Row in L.A.
Wanting to pursue college, Ward has...more
The British Council and YES Network Pakistan have launched the Youth Social Enterprise Challenge 2013 to help shape the entrepreneurial spirit of Pakistani youth.
This year, the challenge intends...more
Congressman Chaka Fattah, leading Congressional advocate for national and community service for the youth, addresses AmeriCorps as "Patriotic and Life Molding Experience" in honor of AmeriCorps...more
In the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, a research team from the UCLA Department of Psychiatry conducted a study on the Youth Empower Seminar, or YES!, a youth-based seminar that...more
To tackle the issues revolving around at-risk youth, Michigan State University Extension advises young people to engage in civic participation. Such participation empowers and stimulates their will...more
The Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor encourages youth to be more involved in volunteer work.
Rosmah Mansor reasons that volunteerism practice lays the foundation for a united...more
Award-winning tax attorney and advocate, Nikki Johnson-Huston, hopes to affect policy change. She talks with Germantown youth of LOGAN Hope School at Tabor Children's Services to share her inspiring...more