Youth Topics eNewsletter

Youth Topics is a service of the Center for Children and Families of the Department of Community and Human Services. It is produced by Jacqueline Coachman, DCHS Office of Youth Services.

Page updated on Dec 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM

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Highlights of the 21 December 2016 Edition:

 Dropout Prevention Strategies for Wounded Students (January 26, 2017) 
Advanced Youth Leadership Training (February 11 & 12, 2017)
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Summer Program for Underrepresented Students
Salute to Women Awards
Female Entrepreneurs
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The DCHS Office of Youth Services compiled a listing of grant opportunities on December 2, December 9, and December 16.

Research & Resources      
Two Options Currently Under Review in Redistricting Process
School Board Votes Funds to Buy New West End School
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State Says Literacy Not a Right in Detroit
Charter Schools Fight Divides the Black Community (Video)
Elite Colleges Announce Push to Recruit Lower-Income Students
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Youth Well-Being    
FTC Complaint Focuses on Data Privacy of Internet-Connected Toys
Former Detroit Schools Manager Charged in Flint Water Crisis Case
Despite Frequent Screen Time, Parents See Selves as Good Examples
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Juvenile Justice
Forging a School-Police Relationship to Decrease Student Arrests
High Court Again Weighs Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty
False Hope: How Parole Systems Fail Youth Serving Extreme Sentences
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Developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Your School-Justice Partnership (January 12, 2017)
Why Equity Matters in Youth Development (Podcast)
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