Youth - All Ages

NYC Mentoring Children Collaboration

The New York City Mentoring Children Collaboration (NYC MCC) was created to leverage resources to provide mentoring to children of incarcerated parents. NYC MCC is New York City-based, with four collaborating organizations serving of all the boroughs of NYC.Our collaboration was created with the funding support from The New York Community Trust to provide mentoring programs that tailor the needs of our children to the individual neighborhoods in which they live.

Withdrawal.org

This resource is a complete guide to the withdrawal symptoms of alcohol and drugs.

African Scholarships

This resource provides information on local and international scholarships for undergraduates, masters and Ph.D. students in Africa and developing countries. Also access information on contests, grants, and fellowships.

Council of Juvenile Corrections Administrators

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) is a national non-profit organization, formed in 1994 to improve local juvenile correctional services, programs and practices so the youths within the systems succeed when they return to the community and to provide national leadership and leadership development for the individuals responsible for the systems. CJCA represents the youth correctional CEOs in 50 states, Puerto Rico and major metropolitan counties.

What Are We Doing to Girls: The Early Sexualization Phenomenon and How Communities Are Responding

This report identifies forces driving early sexualization of girls, from media and marketing to biological and social factors. It describes community-based efforts to combat the phenomenon, including parental education, sex education, adventure and girls empowerment groups, media education and advocacy campaigns. It also examines theoretical underpinnings of these approaches and what evaluations have shown about their effectiveness. What Are We Doing to Girls?

Car Resources: Teen Driving Page

This website links to multiple articles that provide guidance for teens and parents on how teenagers can operate motor vehicles safely.

Impaired Driving Resources

Provides statistics and resources on impaired driving.

Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes seeks to ensure that every child in Athens-Clarke County will graduate from a post-secondary education. We, along with our partners, will accomplish this through emphasizing early intervention, recognizing that parents are a child's first and most important teachers, focusing resources in a limited geographic area, identifying and training neighborhood leaders, setting high expectations for all children, creating a culture of success, and using data to direct to policy.

Young People Like Me: What Teens and Young Adults in the Northern NEK Think, Want, and Hope

In 2010, New England Network for Child, Youth &  Family Services (NEN) administered an online survey to young people ages of 14 and 21. This report summarizes the findings about the people, places  and activities that young people found helpful or encouraging in their communities; the people, places or activities that troubled or upset them; and what they thought their communities could do to  improve life for them and their peers.

Youth Today

Newspaper on youth work.