The Department of Labor's Bureau of Justice Assistance has funding available for programs that will mentor adults and juveniles who are reentering the community after being incarcerated. Learn more about this opportunity (PDF, 287KB).
The Corporation for National and Community Service awards AmeriCorps grants to eligible organizations engaged in evidence-based or evidence-informed (e.g. performance data, research, theory of change) interventions that use AmeriCorps members to strengthen communities. 2013 grants will focus on
Do you want to help youth find a career that matches their goals and interests instead of landing just any job? If you answered yes, you’re in luck. The U.S.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse invites applications for multiple research centers and one coordinating center to collaborate on developing prevention strategies for youth in the juvenile justice system.
Over the summer, we followed Craig, a young man working as an intern at Sea Haven Youth Services in North Myrtle Beach, SC. As his experience wound down, we spoke to his supervisor, Melissa McGrath, about ways youth workers can reinforce the lessons learned during the internship in order to help youth prepare for the next step in their careers.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Street Outreach Program funds organizations that provide street-based services to runaway, homeless and street youth who have been subjected to, or are at risk of being subjected to, sexual abuse, prostitution or sexual exploitation. These services, which are provided in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist youth in making healthy...
In recent months we've seen the tragic results of teen bullying, but we've also seen a more active focus on how to make schools and programs for young people safer. Here's a roundup of new resources that talk about how to prevent bullying:
Youth Service America's Get Ur Good On Grants fund community service projects led by young people. Projects must address a demonstrated community need or issue, and must take place in June, July or August 2012. Applicants can be 5 to 25 years old. They must have an adult mentor who will help throughout the project. Applicants younger than 18 must have their parent or guardian's permission...
Meet Craig, resident-turned-intern at Sea Haven for Youth, a runaway and homeless youth program in North Myrtle Beach, SC.
When 18-year-old Dan Wall started out as a messenger at the Seattle logistics company Expeditors in 1988, he had no intention of attending college. And he never imagined he would become the senior vice president of a Fortune 500 Company. His bosses, CEO Peter Rose and President of Sales and Marketing Tim Barber, saw what he couldn’t see. They knew he had the right attitude to go far. He...
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