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.

Homeless Youth Crowdsources His Way to University
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



YES! Program Tells Young People to Just Breathe
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






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Fitness and Dance Studio Transforms Into Social Enterprise


Fitness and Dance Studio Transforms Into Social Enterprise

Helen Telford, at 32, is a Human Resource professional who dabbled into entrepreneurship. Her baby, a dance studio, is transforming into a social enterprise to reach a wider customer base.


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