Mentors Build Meaningful Connections With Youth in Washington, D.C.

…on T-shirts and written materials for the Washington, D.C., Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS ... the department’s Credible Messenger Initiative. The program pairs every youth under its supervision ... — have lived through similar experiences and understand the support and services that youth ... are to promote youth well-being and community safety, building community connections is essential.” Since

July 15, 2019

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In Georgia, a School District Reduces its Reliance on Juvenile Courts

…court during the 2013–14 school year — and that most of these students were children ... while reducing the number of local youth who ended up in state-run juvenile correctional facilities ... children and their families who were on the verge of crisis. Called The Front Porch, the center &mdash ... ; which accepts referrals from schools, courts, youth and families — offers assessments

July 15, 2019

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Dr. David Nichols Talks Child Health Gains and Challenges

…; Data Book — an annual publication that delivers a data-rich review of child well-being ... standards for children's health care. Nichols is also a pediatrician, president and CEO of the American ... to Nichols about the 2019 Data Book and America’s record of raising healthy children ... the 2020 census count matters for kids, and how factors like poverty, parents and race affect child well

July 10, 2019

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Family-Centered Community Change Report

Supporting Families, Strengthening Neighborhoods

…key areas: 1) economic stability; 2) parent engagement and leadership; and 3) early child care ... with children and parents. FCCC is a place-based strategy devoted to improving outcomes for children ... and resources that help both children and their families to achieve stability and succeed.

July 9, 2019

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