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Heroes Needed

There were passionate calls to be peacemakers – from arctic explorer Ann Bancroft, astronaut Mark Kelly, Senator Amy Klobachar, Representative Keith Ellison, Canada’s prime minister Trudeau, 2015 Nobel Prize laureates the Tunisian Quartet, and others. 417 more words

Youth RE

"I pledge my hands to larger service..."

…And we’re BACK!

Hurricane Irma sent us into a brief hiatus  but we are slowly getting back in action on the 4-H: Looking FOURward blog!  However, many across our state and beyond are still reeling from the effects of the storm.  119 more words

Club Development

Market Mastery

A trip to your local Farmer’s Market in the Summer is a great way to involve the whole family in a fun and holistic healthy living activity! 294 more words


How self-regulation can help young people overcome setbacks

Helping young people at risk of social exclusion to develop skills such as self-regulation helps them to bounce back from adversities and do better in life. 511 more words



ACHIEVEMENT SQUARE Development & Training Centers, Inc. is currently in Capacity-Building Mode. That means we’re undergoing a robust fundraising campaign, which will ultimately result in us raising the funds we need to operate our… 43 more words

Assessing the Need: My Justification for the Young Achievers Network

Most people don’t know this, but about 65,000 Fairfax County (VA) residents were considered economically disadvantaged in 2012?

Of course, I would never have been able to cite this statistic if I hadn’t taken the time to conduct the research.   652 more words

Former President Barack Obama on Civic Engagement

Inspiring words from former President Barack Obama, and his panel of adolescents and young adults, earlier today in Chicago, Illinois.