Tag Archives: youth

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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Lunar New Year Dinner: 2014 The Year of the Horse

2014 Asian Avenue magazine Lunar New Year Dinner – Year of the Horse! Friday, January 24, 2014 6pm Cash Bar / Networking | 6:30pm Dinner Kings Land Chinese Seafood | 2200 W. Alameda Ave. Denver You are invited to celebrate the lunar new year with us! • 10-course Chinese Dinner • Dragon and Lion Dance by: Colorado Asian

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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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Talk To Me Campaign, CHECK IT OUT!

  Teenagers say that parents are their #1 influence regarding their decisions about sex, love, and relationships. (Source: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy surveys with teens across the nation.)   Visit this site for more: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/adolescenthealth/index.php The following are some helpful resources for youth, parents & professionals all focused on the health 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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Social Media Can Help Effectively Communicate With Teens About Sexual Health

Social Media Can Help Effectively Communicate With Teens About Sexual Health By Tara Culp-Ressler on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:45 pm, Article by ThinkProgress.org A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that public health messages on Facebook can help encourage teenagers on the social media site to make healthier sexual choices, like using condoms. In light

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Colorado Legacy Foundation Youth Engagement Video

Youth engagement is a critical component in creating a supportive environment for social and emotional wellness and academic growth for students. This page serves as a resource for schools seeking to develop and maintain a successful youth engagement effort.  Youth engagement is a powerful approach to improving policies, programs and practices related to youth.  More

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