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.
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
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
Feinberg and Susan McHale, professor of human development and family studies, introduced the SIBlings are Special (SIBS) Program to address brother and sister relationships.
The program gives...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
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
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
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
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