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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 3/21/2017

    February 2017, Citi announced a global expansion of the Pathways to Progress initiative led by a Citi Foundation investment of $100 million to connect 500,000 young people, ages 16-24, to training and jobs over the next three years.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 3/7/2017

    Road Trip Nations is taking a road trip across the U.S. to talk to people who have pushed past obstacles to reach their dreams, and we want young people  to come along! It’s free!

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 3/7/2017

    Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series is having a Webinar Thursday, March 16th. Group mentoring has become increasingly popular as the model’s many benefits gain recognition. Presenters will discuss mentor-to-mentee ratios, curriculum development, the flow of activities, and how to train, monitor and support program participants. 

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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.