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For Solutions, Look No Further Than Our Youth

As a region, we find ourselves yet again in despair, disarray and exasperation following more events that illuminate the well-documented inequities that exist here. Action toward solutions has never been more critical. Now is the time for galvanizing and catalyzing … Continue reading

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What One St. Louis Youth Learned from Beating the Odds

The following excerpt from America’s Promise Alliance features a Teen Leadership Program Alum, Ametra Harris. To view the entire piece, by Eva Harder, click here. Ametra Harris, 24, has a lot to be proud of. In a country where only … Continue reading

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How Addressing Inequity and Social Justice Correlate to Social-Emotional Learning

Wyman recently hosted over 100 practitioners, program directors, evaluators and funders in a convening to discuss social-emotional learning, and the recent emergence of a new field guide, “Preparing Youth to Thrive: Promising Practices in Social and Emotional Learning.” This framework emerged … Continue reading

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Gaining a Sense of Belonging through the Teen Leadership Program

Oscar and his family moved from Mexico when he was just a child. According to Oscar, he always had high hopes, but he didn’t know how to begin his path to success, especially learning how to apply to, pay for, and … Continue reading

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