The Children and Youth section provides information about career and technical education, internships, mentoring programs, and job training services specific to youth. Resources are also available for youth with disabilities who receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and want to enter the workforce.
This best practices guide funded in part under a grant/contract supported by the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U. S. Department of Laborh and the Technology Opportunities Program of the U. S. Department of Commerce,
National Telecommunications and Information Administration aims to help communities to start mentoring programs or expand a program to include youth with disabilities.
In this video, the Corporation for National and Community Service presents a public service announcement on the importance of mentoring and what mentors and mentees can gain from this rewarding relationship.
Based on decades of NICHD research on parenting, this booklet gives parents the tools they need to make their own decisions about successful parenting. The booklet provides real-world examples and stories about how some families include responding, preventing, monitoring, modeling, and mentoring in their own daily parenting activities.
Based on the lessons learned from the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative, the toolkit cultivates an approach that has left a legacy of success in schools and communities. This toolkit will show you how partnerships with representatives from sectors including education, law enforcement, mental health, juvenile justice, children’s services, families, and faith-based associations can take Three Bold Steps to create positive lasting change among our nation’s students.
Date: January 30 and 31, 2014
Convened by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and host committee members―CNCS, the Harvard School of Public Health, OJJDP, and United Way Worldwide―the 2014 National Mentoring Summit will highlight evidence-based mentoring practices, innovative program models, and emerging research. Learn more.
With a bevy of braids and a big smile, Summer can really bust a move on roller skates. The 11-year-old has managed to stay out of trouble in her East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Even so, her mother, Patti Fountain, says, "Summer's seen a lot of things that she should not have in her young life."
Fountain, a single mom with health problems, wanted to see her daughter "in a positive environment where she's just able to be a child and not grow up too fast."
This spring, through the STARBASE Nebraska program, six students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Engineering have dedicated an hour each week to go back to sixth grade and help the next generation of engineers.