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 Apr 21, 2017 at 4:36 PM

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Highlights of the 21 April 2017 Edition:

Project Discovery Walk-A-Thon (April 22)
TeensWork! Career Fair (April 27)
Virginia 4-H State Congress (June 19 -- 22)
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Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarships
Textile Engineering, Design Scholarships
Scholarships for Graduate Nursing Students
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The DCHS Office of Youth Services compiled a listing of grant opportunities on April 10 and April 14.

Research & Resources      
'Know Your Rights': Clinic in School Cafeteria Aims to Allay Immigrant Fears
Redistricting Implementation Plan Presented to School Board
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Identity Thieves May Have Hacked Files of Up to 100,000 Financial Aid Applicants
Feds Investigate Claims that Black and Disabled Students Face Harsher Discipline in Richmond
Million-Dollar Teachers: Cashing In by Selling Their Lessons
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Youth Well-Being     
Labor and Sex Trafficking Among Homeless Youth
Wealth Didn't Matter. Pollution From a Coal-Fired Plant, Carried Miles by Wind, Still Hurt Their Babies
Go for Size and Stability When Buying a Car for Your Teen Driver
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Juvenile Justice
Juvie Talk: A Window Into the Lives of Kids in Trouble, a Resource for Educators
I Used to Love America: How a Racist Jail Changed Me
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Racial and Ethnic Disparities: How States and Communities Can Work Together to Combat Disproportionality (April 24, 2 - 3 p.m.)
Understanding Depression in Teenagers (April 27, 1 - 2 p.m.)
Female Genital Mutilation (May 10, 3 - 4 p.m.)
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