Articles covering topics relevant to America’s youth

The National Collaboration for Youth (NCY), a 40-year-old coalition of youth-serving nonprofits, recently proposed a national policy agenda, “Toward a Brighter Future: An Essential Agenda for America’s Young People”.
First Focus urges individuals to “Sign On Today” to a letter which will be sent to the leaders on the Senate Finance Committee, urging them to be sure that children's unique health issues are a key element in any health reform Congress considers in the coming weeks and months.
State Farm Insurance Company supports service-learning as a teaching method.
This week America’s Promise Alliance hosted a two-day “Featured Communities Action Forum” in Washington, D.C., inviting national organization CEOs and their affiliate leaders to attend. More than 250 representatives from 12 featured communities attended the conference.
Each year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the United States celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the economic, cultural, and social contributions of the more than 45.5 million Latinos residing in the U.S.
Support ServiceNation’s Day of Action in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 27, 2008, and learn what service can do for all citizens. Be a part of the call to expand service opportunities in America.
National 4-H Week is Oct. 5-11, 2008.
The Office Depot Foundation - the independent foundation serving as the primary charitable giving arm of Office Depot - donated 5,000 backpacks to deserving children in Washington, D.C. last week to ensure they have essential tools they need to succeed. 
America’s Promise Alliance and its partners are reaching out to victims of Hurricane Gustav.
As one of the most important elections in decades is approaching, the rising influence of young voters is a phenomenon that has captivated the nation.
The Editorial Projects in Education Research Center (EPE) announced the launch of a powerful feature on its EdWeek Maps web site that allows users to access and download detailed reports on high school graduation for every school district in the United States.
Each year, the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) is held in proximity to Constitution Day.
The Second Annual National Learn & Serve Challenge, October 6-12, 2008, is a concentrated week of special events and activities designed to spotlight service-learning successes around the country. It is also designed to show support for Learn and Serve America and inspire other schools and communities to launch their own service-learning.
Be a voice for national service by visiting your Members of Congress during the Voices for National Service Capitol Hill Day.
Across the country a plague among young people is spreading. Every 26 seconds a student drops out of high school in this country. Young people are leaving the nation’s high schools for various reasons—among them, a lack of interest and pursuing full-time employment to help support their families.
The new documentary film, I.O.U.S.A. has been called the “’Inconvenient Truth’ for the U.S. economy” by Reuters.