The mission of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of at-risk youth to produce program graduates with the values, skills, education and self-discipline necessary to succeed as adults.
The Knowledge Networks page, on the National and Community Service website, provides training and technical assistance resources organized by focus area. It connects service programs with targeted training and information.
On the first anniversary of My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative developed to help close the opportunity gaps faced by young people across the country, this blog post reflects on the progress over the past year and highlights the young people impacted by the program.
The My Brother’s Keeper Initiative was launched in February 2014 to address the persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color. This 90-day report outlines the initial recommendations developed by the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force and offers a blueprint for action by government, business, nonprofit, philanthropic, faith and community partners.
In recognition of National Mentoring Month, the Department of Justice’s National Criminal Justice Reference Service has compiled a list of publications, funding opportunities and initiatives, and other resources related to mentoring.