Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

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Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project : Overview Teens and young adults brought up from childhood with a continuous connection to each other and to information will be nimble, quick-acting multitaskers who count on the Internet as their external brain and who approach problems in a different way from their elders, according to a new survey of technology experts

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

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Despite her family's affluence, Lorraine Hansberry's childhood in Chicago during the 1930s was not without hardship, discrimination, and segregation. She's a transgender teen and internet star whose story and spirit have inspired millions of people , including her peers, to better understand what it means to be transgender in today's society. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Learn to Love Your Local Data

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Want to know how many kids ate fruits and vegetables, or how many teens graduated high school, or how many people are homeless? Imagine a community with 50 different organizations working to reduce childhood obesity.

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Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some wounds were fresh; others, like mine, were decades old or took place during childhood. For survivors, Teen Vogue published self-care tips, acknowledging that it’s hard to avoid triggers and be overwhelmed by the news.

Text Messaging for Nonprofits: An Interview with Sam McKelvie, Head of Mobile Strategy (Part 2)

Mobile Commons

One great example of that is Share our Strength’s program, No Kid Hungry , which works toward ending childhood hunger. But they also have a text line , where teens can text in and chat with an educator about their sexual health questions.

Why Do I Do Good: The Center and Agape

Have Fun - Do Good

It was during this time, when I was 15 or 16, that I wrote the Bishop to say that I thought it was wrong that the 11 o''clock Mass couldn''t meet in The Center, which is why I wouldn''t be getting confirmed along with the other teens in the parish.

Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So how do we teach kids and teens, who often can’t plan past lunch, how to think about their digital footprints and abstract concepts like ethics? Just as media and technology have affected the nature of childhood and education, they’ve also affected the nature of parenting.

Feeding a Need: New App Helps Youth Find Free Summer Meals

Tech Soup Blog

This means many children and teens who regularly had access to nutritious meals during the school year may be hungry or undernourished over the summer, even when there are free meals available in their communities. Millions of low-income students rely on free or low-cost school meals.

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Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

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Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and we''ve found 124 NTEN Members that are participating!

Research Friday: Out-of-School Time Programs for Latino Youth

ASU Lodestar Center

This immigration paradox has contributed to the teen pregnancy rates among Latinas, which is currently higher than any other major race/ethnic group in the U.S., posted by. Ariel Rodríguez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. ASU School of Community Resources & Development. Welcome to Research Friday

Encouraging Philanthropy at a Young Age: Teaching Your Kids To Give To Causes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy says that now that her daughter has entered her teen years, they segued to more complex themes. " Create a Holiday Tradition of Giving Happy Katie recalls her own childhood traditions of giving, both during the holidays and year round.

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