Category Archives: resources

Let us do more for our youth! Esta Soler: How we turned the tide on domestic violence (Hint: the Polaroid helped).

“Movements are about moments, and we seize this moment,” Esta Soler. So many important messages through out this video! “I have been doing this work for over thirty years and I am convinced now more than ever in the capacity of human beings to change.” Our founder and president Esta Soler recently participated in TEDWomen here in

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Its time for the FAFSA

from Bravetracks What time is it, seniors?  It’s FAFSA time! FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Financial Aid. FAFSA allows students to apply for more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds. We encourage you to check out this easy-to-follow video for info about the FAFSA and the resources available to help fill out

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EVERYDAY YOUNG HEROES

Taylor Leong Westford, MA YSA honors 15-year-old Taylor Leong of Westford, Massachusetts for founding “For the Love of Erika,” an annual holiday toy drive that provides children in hospitals and homeless shelters with gifts during the holidays. Taylor created “For the Love of Erika” in 2005 in honor of her best friend Erika Gould who

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RESOURCES: BEST OF THE NATIONAL SERVICE BRIEFING

10 Ways to End Childhood Hunger For National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week in November, we published this special edition of the NSB with “10 Ways You Can End Childhood Hunger.”  http://conta.cc/1bfeOwP 10 Facts About Youth Service Coinciding with International Youth Day in August, we compiled “10 Facts About Youth Service” that highlight the research and

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Here are some cool tools for teens

TOOLS 4 TEENS Health Young Men’s Health and the Center for Young Women’s Health www.youngmenshealthsite.org www.youngwomenshealth.org Children’s Hospital, Boston Health guides for adolescent males and young men and adolescent females and young women.  Main topic areas covered include nutrition/fitness; sex/health, healthy development and emotional health.    TeensHealth  www.kidshealth.org/teen   Nemours Center for Children’s Health Accurate user

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Welcome to our site!

Welcome to Colorado’s clearinghouse for ‘all things adolescent health.’ This site has been developed to provide resources and information on a variety of youth-related topics, while also connecting statewide initiatives that promote the health and well-being of all Colorado youth between the ages of 9 and 25. Youth make transitions through pre-, early, middle and

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