Nurture Children & Youth

When families, schools and communities take the view that children and youth are valued and respected assets to society, they necessarily support environments that nurture youth development. Children raised to embrace positive social values, to seek self-understanding, and to value their self-worth grow to become community-minded young adults with a sense of belonging and a belief in their resiliency. 

Snapshot

On the whole, Greater New Haven is a place of great opportunity for children and youth. Yet, challenges persist in some neighborhoods.

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Dive Into The Issues

The Health of Young African American Men »

03.10.2015

JAMA Viewpoint: Young African American men benefit little from U.S. health care. The Journal of American Medical Association commentary co-authored by New Haven Healthy Start Director Kenn Harris.

Preventing Teen Pregnancies »

03.06.2015

When teens have a baby, the impact is serious and long-lasting for the teen parents, their child, their families and the community. Both nationally and locally, teen birth rates have fallen significantly in the past 60 years. But disparities along racial and ethnic demographic lines persist.

End Youth Violence »

06.01.2014

Exposure to violence is traumatic for children and youth. The fear and anxiety it produces is widespread and has significant and long-lasting effects.

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Students Recognized for Creativity and Innovation

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity Awarded to 7 Students for Projects Involving Science, Health, Education, the Arts, and Social Action. Read More »

20 Years of Support for Area Youth

Program provides critical tools to organizations that serve our young people, enabling organizations to provide safe spaces for youth to grow, test their capabilities and contribute to their community. Read More »

Spreading Reading's Power in New Haven

This area nonprofit promotes literacy among youth through after-school and tutoring programs. Read More »

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