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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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