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 Nov 22, 2016 at 3:12 PM

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Highlights of the 22 November 2016 Edition:

Titan Takeover (December 2)  
Torpedo Factory Holiday Festival (December 3)
SAPCA & ACAP Joint Community Meeting (December 6)
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American Youth Policy Forum Spring/Summer Internships
Elaine Chapin Scholarship Fund
Sigma Xi Student Science and Engineering Research Grants
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The DCHS Office of Youth Services compiled a listing of grant opportunities on November 16.

Research & Resources      
ACPS and Alexandria Firefighters and Sheriff's Office Launch 'Community Heroes Read Across Alexandria'
Virginia's Schools Are Growing More Racially and Economically Segregated
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Taking Stock of Head Start in Southern States
Federal Strategies Offered on Supporting Homeless Families with Young Children
Troubled by Post-Election Climate, K-12 Groups Issue "Call to Action"
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Youth Well-Being    
The Digital Lives of African-American Tweens, Teens, and Parents: Innovating and Learning with Technology
Three-Fourths of U.S. Children Aren't Meeting Physical-Activity Guidelines
Depression is a Deadly Growing Threat to Our Youth: Time to Rally
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Health Data for City Leaders: Where to Find It, How to Use It, and Why It's Important (December 6)
MBK Municipal Leadership: Building Sustainable Infrastructures (December 7)
Leveraging Youth Voice to Support Pathways for Vulnerable Youth (December 7)
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