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  • Youth Development Programs
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    4-H's goal is to advance the 4-H youth development movement to build a world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change. 4-H serves youth through a variety of methods including organized clubs, school enrichment groups, special interest groups, individual study programs, camps, school-age child care programs and instructional television programs. They try to promote power of youth, and involvement of citizens in their communities and government, most...
  • Major Contributors To Youth Delinquency And Crime
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    Analysis of Youth Crime Interventions This paper examines possible root causes of youth crime, and appropriate interventions to correct the problem. Articles that will be consulted include Gordon L. Spencer's (1977) work on the school's role in delinquency, David Brownfield and Kevin Thompson's (1991) work on the role of one's peers in delinquency and Joseph H. Rankin and L. Edward Wells (1990) work on the role of the family in delinquent behavior. Also examined for possible interventions includ...
  • Youth Sports Programs
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    Youth sports programs, has become a very important part of today's society. Youth sports, provides our youth with positive development both physically and mentally. Sports programs should be fun and challenging. A positive approach should be used to help develop athletic skills and teach kids lessons in life. Every youth that participates should feel they are in integral part of their team. Education is very important in today's complex and technical society. Before we devote so much time to you...
  • Young Marines Program
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    For the last three years, I have been involved with the Young Marines Program. The program is an excellent program for youths aged 8 to 18. The program instills discipline and value in today's American youths. The staff members teach the children about drug prevention and the effects of drugs on the body. The children also learn drill, Military history, customs and courtesies. Physical training like running, push-ups, sit-ups and the long jump is also part of the curriculum. Recently, the male s...
  • Youth Friendly Industries
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    Introduction Youth unemployment is a term used for people between the ages of 15-19, that do not attend school or tertiary level and don't have any form of paid job. There are reasons causing this growing problem. These being; employers not wanting inexperienced workers, the low rate of pay and the transition period from education to the work force after the completion of year 12. Fortunately, there are a vast majority of 'youth friendly industries'. This implies that, when certain companies are...
  • Role Models Of Today's Youth
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    Are today's superstars really role models for today's youth? I think they are! So many people in the entertainment business set great examples for our youth to strive for the best and most out of life. Take musicians they really come through in times of need. Take this past few weeks with the tragedies in New York City and Washington D. C they have helped organize relief funds and benefit concerts for the families who lost their loved ones. They went to the scenes and helped out by passing out f...
  • Youth Authority's Mental Health Program
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    The California Youth Authority or the CYA as it is more commonly known, is an institution which provides a range of education, treatment, and training services for youthful offenders committed by courts. This system has been plagued by multitudes of problems for many years that need to be fixed. "The California Youth Authority is responsible for the protection of society form the criminal and delinquent behavior of young people (Hill, Legislative Analyst)". This is reached mainly through custodi...
  • One Relationships Between Adult Volunteers And Youth
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    The main two types of mentoring are natural mentoring and planned mentoring. Natural mentoring occurs through friendship, collegiality, teaching, coaching, and counseling that is formed from un-constructed planning (Newman, 1990, p. 41). In contrast, planned mentoring occurs through structured programs in which mentors and participants are selected and matched through formal processes (Newman, 1990, p. 43). There are many different ways to describe mentoring, but they all boil down to one thing:...
  • Youth Initiative Programs And Activities
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    The American Cancer Society Youth Initiative Cancer Prevention and Youth For the first time in recorded history, children are less healthy than their parents were at the same age. According to the most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, youth tobacco rates are at an all time high among high school students (28.5%), only 21.4% of youth report eating five servings of fruit and vegetables daily, and only 32.2% of these youth report participation in daily...
  • Need Of Drug And Alcohol
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    The period of the life cycle known as youth is a very special one. In this period they are growing and developing into their adult roles. This is also is a time where they deal with trouble and uncertainty, which some very special and menacing problems can arise. Youth today are being perceived as to having their own culture. This then makes it difficult for the parents to deal with their needs. A major problem our youth are dealing with today are drugs and alcohol abuse. The drugs are out there...
  • Living Conditions Of Homeless Youth
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    Powers, Jane L. and Barbara Jaklitsch. Reaching the Hard to Reach. Education & Urban Society, Volume 25, Issue 4, August 1993. At some point in time, all teenagers are expected to leave home and venture out on their own. Separating from parents and gaining independence are two central tasks that teenagers must overcome in order to become adults. Teenagers usually learn how to make this transition through either home or school. Unfortunately, there are some teens today that do not fully develop t...
  • Preventative Programs For Older Youth
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    Crime Prevention in America Juvenile crime in the United States is ballooning out of control along with adult crimes, and politicians and law enforcement officials dont seem to be able to do anything about it. Despite tougher sentencing laws, longer probation terms, and all other efforts of lawmakers, the crime and recidivism rates in our country cant seem to be reduced or even kept stable. The failure of these recent measures along with new research and studies by county juvenile delinquency pr...
  • Masshousing's Youth Rap Program
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    Who We Are and What We Do MassHousing's Youth RAP program grew out of the concerns expressed by housing managers about the lack of resources for young people living in MassHousing developments in Boston neighborhoods. These were expressed at the Boston Inner City Task Force meetings, monthly meetings convened to bring together the parties most interested in a holistic approach to the issues of owning and managing inner city properties; and by management company liaisons active in MassHousing's T...
  • Own Development Youth Sports And Mentoring Data
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    Mentoring and Discipline The Role They Play In Youth Sports Gen 101 Skills for Lifelong Learning I Sue Reynolds September 15, 2003 Abstract Educational or academic mentoring helps mentored youth improve their overall academic achievement. Career mentoring helps mentored youth develop the necessary skills to enter or continue on a career path. Personal development mentoring supports mentored youth during times of personal or social stress and provides guidance for decision making. Educational, Ca...

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