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.
The Journal of Youth Studies contains a published work piece of Dr Helen Jones, a Course Leader in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield, with...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
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
One of the leading privately-owned, third-party multifamily property management companies in the U.S., Riverstone Residential Group, unveils a program that aims to grant financial and volunteer...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
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
According to the Department of Education, the percentage of youth classified as "persistent absentees" or truants have dropped in recent years.
Thanks to a social enterprise model called OnTrak...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
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
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