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05/05/2022
Youth-led juvenile justice project grants - Youth Today

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Grants - GRANT FOCUS: Juvenile Justice, Youth Leadership, System-involved Youth | Amount: $25,000 - $50,000 | Deadline: May 18, 2022 (LOI) | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spectrum of complex...

UNICEF Report: "Children are spending more time in digital spaces than ever before, using a range of mobile apps, social...
05/05/2022
Responsible innovation in technology for children - Youth Today

UNICEF Report: "Children are spending more time in digital spaces than ever before, using a range of mobile apps, social media platforms, connected devices and online games from ever earlier ages." #Children

Reports - A new report from UNICEF creates a framework for the design of children's digital experiences with well-being and safety as top priorities. | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spectrum...

Jayde Scogin, a fourth year public relations major at Kennesaw State University, brings attention to the journey of Mela...
05/05/2022

Jayde Scogin, a fourth year public relations major at Kennesaw State University, brings attention to the journey of Melanie Page in her coming-of-age experiences as an adopted youth.

Bokeh Focus is the official publishing partner of the Moroccan Virtual Exchange. The participating students from Hassan II University Casablanca and Kennesaw State University collaborated in the storytelling about successful women leaders of their respective countries.

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Via Disability Scoop: In what the Biden White House is calling the largest ever two-year increase in Individuals with Di...
05/05/2022
Biden Budget Calls For Increase In Special Education Spending

Via Disability Scoop: In what the Biden White House is calling the largest ever two-year increase in Individuals with Disabilities Education Act grants to states, its new budget request includes $16.3 billion for special education and related services for students with disabilities in pre-K through 12th grade. #IDEA

Just two weeks after signing a government spending bill featuring more money for special education, President Joe Biden is seeking another big boost in funding for students with disabilities.

While exhibiting at the #BoostConference last week, our team was able to meet longtime subscribers Karen Bierhaus and Mi...
05/04/2022

While exhibiting at the #BoostConference last week, our team was able to meet longtime subscribers Karen Bierhaus and Michael Funk. Bierhaus has been reading Youth Today since 2015. Funk currently sits on our Youth Today Advisory Council. Thank you to @boostcollaborative for allowing us to exhibit at the conference.

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Via The New York Times: Social robots, which are made to interact with humans, can help teach social and educational ski...
05/04/2022
How Robots Can Assist Students With Disabilities

Via The New York Times: Social robots, which are made to interact with humans, can help teach social and educational skills to students of all abilities, including those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, hearing impairments, Down syndrome and autism. #Robots

New tools use artificial intelligence to assist students with autism and dyslexia and address accessibility for those who are blind or deaf.

When you are interacting with a young person who stutters, it’s important to know what to do (and what not to do) to sup...
05/04/2022
How podcasters are helping youth who stutter feel less alone - Youth Today

When you are interacting with a young person who stutters, it’s important to know what to do (and what not to do) to support their success and create a space that is understanding, kind, and patient. #Podcasts

How podcasters are helping youth who stutter feel less alone - 口 ALL THE LATEST — Maya Chupkov, a woman who stutters,. She produces and hosts "Proud Stutter," a podcast about shifting the narrative around stuttering. She shares some of her childhood experiences and offers suggestions about how t...

TARGETING GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER! Check out the April newsletter to read our most recent stories on gun violence across...
05/04/2022

TARGETING GUN VIOLENCE NEWSLETTER!

Check out the April newsletter to read our most recent stories on gun violence across the nation.

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Democratic lawmakers in more than a dozen states are following California’s lead in seeking to offer legal refuge to dis...
05/04/2022
Lawmakers in 19 states want legal refuge for trans youth - Youth Today

Democratic lawmakers in more than a dozen states are following California’s lead in seeking to offer legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families. #Legislature

News - Democratic lawmakers in more than a dozen states are following California's lead in seeking to offer legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families. | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to exa...

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05/03/2022
Youth education internationalization program grants - Youth Today

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Grants - GRANT FOCUS: Education, Youth Development/Leadership, Social Change, Civic Engagement | Amount: $15,000 - $25,000 | Deadline: June 17, 2022 (LOI) | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spe...

While exhibiting at the #BoostConference last week, our team was able to meet longtime subscribers Karen Bierhaus and Mi...
05/03/2022

While exhibiting at the #BoostConference last week, our team was able to meet longtime subscribers Karen Bierhaus and Michael Funk. Bierhaus has been reading Youth Today since 2015. Funk currently sits on our Youth Today Advisory Council.

Thank you to BOOST Collaborative for allowing us to exhibit at the conference.

➤➤ Stay up to date with our most recent stories and grant funding opportunities by visiting https://youthtoday.org/.

Via NPJS - National Partnership for Juvenile Services: The National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) is seeking ...
05/03/2022

Via NPJS - National Partnership for Juvenile Services: The National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) is seeking juvenile justice experts and engaging speakers to join the line-up for the 2022 National Symposium on Juvenile Services.

Interested? Apply now: https://bit.ly/NPJSApply

The deadline to apply is May 15, 2022. The Symposium will be September 27-30 in Louisville.

#speakerproposals #callforpresenters #callforspeakers #callforpapers #NPJS2022Symposium

Our Grants Weekly Newsletter with new grants opportunities is emailed every Monday! Did you receive yours? Become a subs...
05/03/2022

Our Grants Weekly Newsletter with new grants opportunities is emailed every Monday! Did you receive yours?

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Incidents of potential neglect are reported to Allegheny County’s child protection hotline. The reports go through a scr...
05/03/2022
An algorithm that screens for child neglect raises concerns - Youth Today

Incidents of potential neglect are reported to Allegheny County’s child protection hotline. The reports go through a screening process where the algorithm calculates the child’s potential risk and assigns a score for social workers to use. #Children

News - Inside a cavernous stone fortress in downtown Pittsburgh, attorney Robin Frank defends parents at one of their lowest points – when they risk losing their children. The job is never easy, but in the past she knew what she was up against when squaring off against child protective services in...

Via Chalkbeat: Roughly 8,400 of New York City students with disabilities are classified as having an “emotional disturba...
05/03/2022
New York moves to change ‘emotional disturbance’ label

Via Chalkbeat: Roughly 8,400 of New York City students with disabilities are classified as having an “emotional disturbance". Policymakers want to replace the term with “emotional disability,” in hopes that it will reduce stigma. #EmotionalDisability

The current terminology, advocates and families say, disparages students with behavioral differences and is applied disproportionately to Black students.

Via CDW Corporation: With career training for students with disabilities sometimes limited to so-called “low-skill” jobs...
05/02/2022
Students with Disabilities Develop Technology Skills to Expand Career Options

Via CDW Corporation: With career training for students with disabilities sometimes limited to so-called “low-skill” jobs, creative teachers are looking beyond assistive tech to help students with disabilities hone in-demand vocational skills. #Jobskills

Creative teachers look beyond assistive tech to help students with disabilities hone in-demand vocational skills.

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05/02/2022
Girls in the juvenile justice system support grants - Youth Today

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Grants - GRANT FOCUS: Young Women/Girls, Juvenile Justice, System-involved Girls, Youth Welfare | Amount: Up to $800,000 | Deadline: May 23, 2022 | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spectrum of....

Via eSchool News: Parental engagement, remote therapy services and the right technology are three prevailing practices a...
05/02/2022
Virtual schools can serve students with special needs—and do it well

Via eSchool News: Parental engagement, remote therapy services and the right technology are three prevailing practices among high-performing virtual schools that serve students with special needs well. #Remote

The pandemic brought special education to the forefront of the dialogue about education, with the media focus mainly directed at sharing stories of students separated from the in-school supports th…

Gun violence, said attorney Carmen Hardin, criminal justice department chair at Little Rock’s Philander Smith College, “...
05/02/2022
At home in Arkansas and globally, shooting survivor campaigns against gun violence - Youth Today

Gun violence, said attorney Carmen Hardin, criminal justice department chair at Little Rock’s Philander Smith College, “is a leading cause of death for adolescents aged fifteen to nineteen. #GunViolence

At home in Arkansas and globally, shooting survivor campaigns against gun violence - News — Between Jan. 1, 2022 and April 25, 2022, Little Rock, Ark. — the 24th most violent of 65 cities, according to the FBI's most recent data — counted 24 homicides. That compared to 21 homicides during the ...

Several civil rights groups are suing South Carolina over conditions at its juvenile lockups, alleging that children in ...
04/29/2022
Groups sue over conditions in South Carolina's juvenile lockups - Youth Today

Several civil rights groups are suing South Carolina over conditions at its juvenile lockups, alleging that children in state custody are subject to violence and isolation while deprived of educational or rehabilitative programs. #JuvenileJustice

Groups sue over conditions in South Carolina's juvenile lockups - News — Several civil rights groups are suing South Carolina over conditions at its juvenile lockups, alleging that children in state custody are subject to violence and isolation while deprived of educational or rehabilitative progr...

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04/28/2022
Juvenile drug treatment court program grants - Youth Today

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Grants - GRANT FOCUS: Juvenile Justice, Youth Welfare, Substance/Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Trauma | Amount: Up to $1,100,000 | Deadline: May 25, 2022 | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spectru...

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04/28/2022
Native/tribal child abuse response improvement program grants - Youth Today

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Grants - GRANT FOCUS: Child Welfare, Child Abuse/Maltreatment, Child Safety, Native/Tribal Youth | Amount: Up to $750,000 | Deadline: May 17, 2022 | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spectrum of...

This week, our manager of strategic initiatives and operations is exhibiting at the #BoostConference in Palm Springs, Ca...
04/28/2022

This week, our manager of strategic initiatives and operations is exhibiting at the #BoostConference in Palm Springs, California.

BOOST Collaborative supports those serving youth during the in and out-of-school times by providing quality professional development, opportunities for networking and leadership training. DM us to let us know you are here. Stop by booth #123 and say hello!

Our team is ready to exhibit at BOOST Collaborative #BoostConference in Palm Springs, California. Stop by booth #123 and...
04/27/2022

Our team is ready to exhibit at BOOST Collaborative #BoostConference in Palm Springs, California. Stop by booth #123 and say hello! #Youth #Conference

A healthy board of directors is a nonprofit executive’s best friend. From honing strategic direction to ensuring resourc...
04/27/2022
Building a healthy pipeline of board leadership - Youth Today

A healthy board of directors is a nonprofit executive’s best friend. From honing strategic direction to ensuring resources for the mission, the pivotal partnership between board and executive is vital to a nonprofit’s ability to translate its vision into reality. #Leaders

Building a healthy pipeline of board leadership - ► Nonprofit Toolbox — In order to ensure that a nonprofit board is primed for long-term success, it is essential to focus not only on the development of current members, but also on the pipeline of future board leaders. To help nonprofits and boa...

Georgia plans to launch a $1.5 million pilot program this summer intended to prevent children from entering the foster c...
04/26/2022
Georgia aims to keep more kids out of foster care with new specialist teams - Youth Today

Georgia plans to launch a $1.5 million pilot program this summer intended to prevent children from entering the foster care system. It would dispatch groups of specialists to assist families and children. #Youth

News - Georgia plans to launch a new program this summer intended to prevent children from entering the foster care system. The $1.5 million pilot program would dispatch groups of specialists, known as “community action teams,” to assist families and children who are at risk of separation or are...

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04/25/2022
Homeless/street youth services grants - Youth Today

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Grants - GRANT FOCUS: Homeless/Street Youth, Runaways, Youth Welfare, Safety, Human Services | Amount: $90,000 - $150,000 | Deadline: June 6, 2022

A smaller portion of U.S. children got routine vaccinations required for kindergarten during the pandemic, government re...
04/25/2022
Rates for measles, other vaccinations dip for kindergartners - Youth Today

A smaller portion of U.S. children got routine vaccinations required for kindergarten during the pandemic, government researchers said Thursday, raising concerns that measles and other preventable diseases could increase. #Vaccines

News - A smaller portion of U.S. children got routine vaccinations required for kindergarten during the pandemic, government researchers said Thursday, raising concerns that measles and other preventable diseases could increase. | Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing...

Our Grants Weekly Newsletter with new grants opportunities is emailed every Monday! Did you receive yours? Become a subs...
04/25/2022

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The NCAA has adopted a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International Olympic Committees. #Sports https://bit.ly/NCAATransgenderPolicy
Stephanie Hull took the reins of Girls Inc. a year before the pandemic upended society and she is currently preparing the organization’s roadmap so that it can better serve its affiliate chapters. Read her full interview here: https://bit.ly/VirtualPandemicSupportQA
A new bill in the Tennessee state legislature seeks to remove Rutherford County’s juvenile court judge. That’s after reporting from WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio and ProPublica detailed how the county’s justice system was illegally arresting and jailing children. https://bit.ly/NewTNBill
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Karen Pittman, the former CEO of The Forum for Youth Investment / Ready by 21 stepped down as head of the organization she founded to pursue new opportunities emerging in the wake of the pandemic to advance youth development. #Pandemic https://bit.ly/PandemicQAPittman
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Traumatic brain injury among juvenile offenders will be assessed as part of a three-year research project that’s slated to enroll the first of roughly 110 youth and young adult study participants in Florida as early as late January. #ResearchStudy https://bit.ly/JuvenileDetentionInjuryStudy
The New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD), which oversees child protective services, is asking the state Legislature for a $41.5 million increase to its budget for 2023. #ChildWelfare https://bit.ly/NMChildWelfareFunding
As more families pivot back to remote learning amid quarantines and school closures, reliable, consistent access to devices and home internet remains elusive for many students who need them to keep up with their schoolwork. #Pandemic https://bit.ly/COVIDSchoolHurdles
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Our Grants Weekly Newsletter with new grants opportunities is emailed every Monday! Did you receive yours? Become a subscriber today to receive new funding opportunities in your inbox every week. ➤➤➤ View our full listing of grant opportunities here http://bit.ly/YT-GrantOpportunities