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 Aug 3, 2016 at 2:33 PM

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Highlights of the 3 August 2016 Edition:

Youth Arts Festival (August 6)
Financial Literacy Workshop (August 10, 24)
Annual Alexandria Youth Leadership Conference (August 15-17)
Alexandria Girls Soccer Clinic (August 23-25)
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Volunteers Are the Heart of Alexandria
Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences
Read More on Careers/Volunteerism

The DCHS Office of Youth Services compiled a listing of grant opportunities on July 19 and July 29.

ACPS Back-to-School Supply Drive
ACPS Announces Free and Reduced School Lunch Qualifications
Special Education Video Series: Public Safety Considerations for Children with Autism
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Fairfax County Pushes for Equity in Public Decisions
Study Says District of Columbia Parents Picked Schools Based on Race, Distance
Teacher Burnout May Be Linked to Students' Stress, Study Finds
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Youth Well-Being
Teachers Explore Uses of Pokémon Go With Autistic Students
Cyberbullying: What Schools Can Learn from Leslie Jones' Titter Harassment
Reading Difficulty in Young Children Linked to Later Trouble with the Law
Read More on Youth Well-Being

Juvenile Justice  
Youth in Sex Trade Not All Young Girls with Pimps, Study Shows
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Workshops & Webinars 
Building Resilience in Foster Youth (Podcast)
How To Address Racial Inequities in Your City (On Demand)
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