Tags » Positive Youth 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… 62 more words

Assessing the Need: My Justification for the Young Achievers Program

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.   672 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.

Summer Arts and Science Program in Historic Silver City, Nevada

Silver City, Nevada– Each summer, Healthy Communities partners with the historic Comstock community of Silver City,  plus many regional groups and volunteers, to organize a  summer science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) program that’s free to youth in the Northern Nevada region. 696 more words

HCC Blog

Don't Block the Truth: Take a Stand Against Teen Dating Violence

On Wednesday, March 1st, The Block Center hosted Don’t Block the Truth: Take a Stand Against Teen Dating Violence at the Troy Boys and Girls Club. 263 more words