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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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