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.
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
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience.
The fund is helping employers provide...more
According to a study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Connecticut College, helping youth stay engaged in school is less likely to dropout.
The findings reveal that youths who...more
Sasha Bruce Youthwork, shelter and counsel provider for homeless youth, has been stricken with budget cuts totaling more than $1.1 million within the previous year.
The federal spending cuts were...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
Santana Draper, after learning of how a storm has devastated countless families, created limited edition t-shirt series for boys and young men with the help of his parents. A portion of the proceeds...more
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
The New York-based Jewish Teen Funders Network (JTFN) awards $1,000 each to 38 Jewish-based summer camps in North America.
The funding will be used to develop teen philanthropy programs in each...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