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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 2/21/2017

    If you know a student in 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade who is interested in making a difference and transforming the resilience and preparedness of their community? The application period for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Youth Preparedness Council is now open! Applications are due March 31, 2017. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 2/13/2017

     Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series will be hosting a Webinar Thursday, February 16th on  Girls of Color ROCK: How Mentoring Programs Help to Empower, Encourage and Energize Our Girls

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 2/13/2017

      The Advocates in Disability Award Program is seeking the next Disability Advocate Leader! Young leaders with a disability are encouraged to apply for up to $10,000 in funding!

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 1/18/2017

    The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) presents a unique opportunity for collaboration among the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Education, States, local workforce development areas, other workforce and education partners, as well as social service providers, in order to improve the lives of our nation’s out-of-school youth.  

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/30/2016

     The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is looking for approximately 30 organizations from around the country who are interested in using the Your Money, Your Goals toolkit to help build the financial capability of the people they serve.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/30/2016

    Building Blocks for Early Childhood: Integrating 2Gen Through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Early Care and Education Thursday, December 8 from 2-3pm eastern To register now, please visit the following link: https://acf.adobeconnect.com/twogen_december/event/registration.html

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/15/2016

    The purpose of this Challenge is to stimulate the marketplace for computer- generated virtual and augmented reality educational experiences that combine existing and future technologies with skill-building content and embedded assessment.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 11/7/2016

    In this webinar, presenters will explore the challenges and opportunities of accountability for alternative education, along with promising practices from states and districts who have developed accountability measures and systems that are inclusive of all students in all types of educational settings.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/25/2016

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s, Food and Nutrition Services invites applications from individuals for its Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) Academy.  The Academy is designed to increase the number of individuals and organizations that can provide support to States to successfully utilize SNAP E&T.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 10/21/2016

    Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 1pm - 3pm EDT Youth can learn how to save when provided appropriate products, services, and mechanisms. Please join America Saves for Young Workers (ASYW) for panel discussions on the critical role that youth employment can play in young people’s financial success.