Number of unique resources found: 20
Author: Halbert, Susan
Description: 4-H Afterschool is a national initiative that provides extraordinary learning opportunities to school age youth in urban, suburban, and rural communities across America.The programs and resources available through 4-H Afterschool help youth achieve social, emotional, physical and academic success while developing healthy lifestyles and behaviors. And everything available from 4-H Afterschool is easily accessible for professionals, organizations, parents and anyone else interested in this vital element of youth development.
Description: The American Camping Association is a community of camp professionals who, for nearly 100 years, have joined together to share our knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs. As a leading authority in child development, the ACA works to preserve, promote, and improve the camp experience.
Description: The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America supports more than 300 local councils that provide quality youth programs, including Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing.
Description: In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them. Boys & Girls Clubs offer that and more. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow -- all while having fun. It is truly The Positive Place For Kids.
Description: Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's pre-eminent organization dedicated solely to girls Â— all girls Â— where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, Girl Scouts cultivate their full individual potential. The qualities they develop in Girl Scouting Â— leadership, values, social conscience, and conviction about their own self-worth Â— serve them all their lives.
Description: Girls Incorporated is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. For over 55 years, Girls Inc has provided vital educational programs to millions of American girls, particularly those in high-risk, underserved areas. Today, innovative programs help girls confront subtle societal messages about their value and potential, and prepare them to lead successful, independent, and fulfilling lives.
Description: The Global Youth ACTION Network is a collaboration among youth and youth-serving organizations to share information, resources and solutions to promote greater youth engagement. The GYAN creates the opportunity for every young person to be heard, leverages their voices to impact national and global agendas and provides tools, recognition and financial support for youth who take positive action to improve our world - community by community.
Description: The "I Have a Dream" Program helps children from low-income areas reach their education and career goals by providing a long-term program of mentoring, tutoring, and enrichment with an assured opportunity for higher education. Local "I Have a Dream" Projects adopt an entire grade from an elementary school or an entire age group from a public housing development. They work with this group of children (the "Dreamers") and their families year-round from their elementary school years through college. With nearly 180 Projects in 64 cities across 27 states,
"I Have a Dream" has now served over 13,000 students during its more than two decades of operation. Most Dreamers who go to college are the first members of their families to do so.
Description: National 4-H Council's mission is to advance the 4-H youth development movement to build a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change. Council partners with 4-H at all levels?national, state and local.
Description: Reclaiming Youth is a movement of professionals, citizens, parents, and policy leaders concerned with children and youth in conflict in home, school, and community. Reclaiming Youth is offers training opportunities, strength-based publications, research and advocacy for creating environments in which all of our children and youth can thrive and grow.
Description: An online summit for youth containing message boards, resources, and links of interest to teens.
Description: The Diary Project, a non-profit organization, is a global multimedia resource that encourages teens to write about their day-to-day experiences growing up. Its goal is to encourage communication amongst teens of all cultures and backgrounds, provide peer-to-peer support, stimulate discussion, and generate feedback that can help ease some of the concerns encountered along the way. The site is monitored by a team that includes adults and teens who consistently read all the material that is sent to The Diary Project website. The material on this site is not appropriate for adolescents below the age of 13.
Description: What Kids Can Do is a national nonprofit organization. They document the value of young people working with teachers and other adults on projects that combine powerful learning with public purpose for an audience of educators and policy makers, journalists, community members, and students.
Description: Together, the nationÂ’s more than 2,400 YMCAs are the nationÂ’s largest not-for-profit community service organizations in America, working to meet the health and social service needs of 17.9 million men, women and children in 10,000 communities.
Description: Big Brothers Big Sisters has been the nation's preeminent youth-service organization for nearly a century. Our service is based on our volunteers. We have a proven success in creating and nurturing relationships between adults and children.
Description: Mobilize.org empowers and invests in Millennials to create and implement solutions to social problems.
Description: MilitaryKidsConnect (MKC) is an online community of military children (ages 6-17 yr old) that provides access to age-appropriate resources to support children from pre-deployment, through a parent's or caregiver's return.
Description: Arsalyn is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes youth civic and political engagement.
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Description: The National 4-H Interstate Exchange Database has 'ads' developed by local 4-H programs looking to host and visit other 4-H programs across the nation. Generally programs will host youth from a site one year, and then visit that site the following year. Any 4-H and CYFAR program can post an ad. Programs interested in responding to an ad contact the club directly. Ads not submitted by County 4-H Educators must be approved before they will be posted. The ad will briefly describe the amenities of their community and possible Exchange experiences, as well as preferred dates to travel and host, and states they have previously exchanged with. There is no charge to use this database.
Description: Girl Scouting Works: The Alumnae Impact Study is a national research report investigating the effects of Girl Scouting on its alumnae population of women.