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[Webinar] Mentoring young adults: How mentoring organizations can approach responding to crises in a sustainable, responsible and empowering way

Date: Sep 22, 2022, 01:00 PM EST Participate in this 90-minute training to learn how to address crises within mentorships. More specifically, practitioners and trainers will learn about a) some potential problems that might arise for young people, b) principles for assisting mentoring matches respond to issues where youth empowerment is emphasized, and c) a […]

[Webinar] Youth Engaged, Heard and Empowered

Date: Aug 19, 2021 01:00 PM EST Ever wonder how mentoring programs can engage & empower youth in creative ways? And how youth involvement can bolster relationships and communities? In this upcoming webinar, professionals and youth will provide recommendations on how programs can best engage and empower youth. To register for the event, please click […]

Five Ways Child Welfare Agencies Can Empower Young People

By The Annie E. Casey Foundation Young people with foster care experience know best what they need to heal, grow and thrive. As a result, it’s critical for child welfare leaders to enlist youth as integral partners in addressing their needs and planning for their future.  Staff from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey […]

[Distinguished Lecture Series] How can youth mentoring research can help improve outcomes for Turkish youth in the criminal justice system

Date: June 3, 2021 12:00 PM EST  There is an acceleration of the prison population in Turkey, with incarceration rates being one of the highest per capita in Europe (Walmsley, 2016). Official statistics of the Turkish Ministry of Justice (2019) indicate that youth incarceration and probation rates have quadrupled in the past decade. Those alarming […]