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 Jul 18, 2016 at 3:04 PM

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Highlights of the 18 July 2016 Edition:: 

Financial Literacy Workshop (July 27, August 10, August 24)
Youth Arts Festival (August 6)
Grand Opening of Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture (September 23-25)
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Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Young Artists Prize
National Advisory Committee on the Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States
Read More on Careers/Volunteerism

The DCHS Office of Youth Services compiled a listing of grant opportunities on June 13 and July 5.

Read with Alexandria Library's Summer Reading Programs
School Board Votes on Educational Specifications for Pre-K Centers
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Commonwealth Institute Says Virginia is Short-Changing Its Poor Students
New Survey Finds Education is Top Political Issue for Young Americans
Chronic Absenteeism in the Nation's Schools
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Youth Well-Being
The CDC and WHO Are Teaming Up to End the "Contagious Disease" of Child Violence
Teen Stress and the Growing Brain
Hidden in Plain Sight
The Plummeting Labor Market Fortunes of Teens and Young Adults
Read More on Youth Well-Being

Juvenile Justice  
Senators Propose Grant Program to Help Dual Status Youth
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Workshops & Webinars 
Preparing Mentees and Families for Successful Matches (July 21)
The Unintended Consequences of Domestic Violence Arrest Policies on Girls (July 25)
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