August 22, 2018
My main goal in life is to make my generation better and healthier. And for change to happen, we young people have to voice our opinions and make ourselves heard.
June 06, 2018
In January 2018, City Year Senior Vice President of Team Leadership Stephen Spaloss was invited to speak at a Mental Health in Schools conference of
May 21, 2018
“I’ve always thought that we need to prepare our students for the world, but I’m learning so quickly that we need to prepare the world for our students,” said Christina Cody, a science teacher and founder of the youth health initiative FIT2gether, at the recent Atlantic Education Summit.
April 06, 2018
In the spirit of collaboration and to support the current movement to create and preserve schools as safe places for young people, America’s Promise Alliance, along with two other partner organizations working together as part of the Together for Healthy and Successful Schools initiative, have sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy Devos and the Federal School Safety Commission to inform the
February 21, 2018
More than half of young people say they have experienced some form of sexual harassment in high school, yet schools often report zero instances of harassment—a figure experts say is “statistically impossible.” Why the disconnect between the data?
February 17, 2018
We must all be willing to take the necessary steps to protect our most valuable and vulnerable resources or risk failing our young people.
April 06, 2016
Long before Angela Diaz became the director of Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, she was one of the Center’s patients. In high school, Diaz made good grades and considered herself an excellent student. But at 17, everything changed. “I became very depressed. I didn’t feel able to leave of the house,” she said. “Suddenly, I was confused and lost my sense of direction.”