Gretna Student Wins Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana's Youth of the Year Award

Westbank Club member DeVontré Parker will compete for state Youth of the Year. [PR.com]

Posted by on 22 March 2015 | 2:00 am

"Silence" Offers No Hope, No Purpose, No Inspiration

Foster Care statistics are staggering. *50% of girls in foster care get pregnant within years of aging out; *74% of former foster kids are in the US prison; *50% of fosters are incarcerated two years after aging out; *80% of youths on death row are fosters; 30% of the homeless in America were once in foster care; *40% of foster children are white; *34% are black; *18% are Hispanic. *Statistics provided by the US Admin. [PR.com]

Posted by on 21 March 2015 | 7:43 am

Lovingkindness Donates to Six Local and Worldwide Charities

The company donates to charity as part of its mission in sharing God's love through design and gifts. [PR.com]

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Multilingual Millennial's Movement Empowers Y & Z Generations

Are Millennials the lost generation? Mention Millennials, Generation Y or 20-Somethings and debate ensues over whether young Americans are the best generation yet or their promise precedes their good deeds. [PR.com]

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 6:52 pm

Young Business Guru Talks "Global Competition" with High Schoolers

21-year-old multi-lingual CEO, award-winning author, international charity founder, composer, lyricist, and Whittier College senior, RJ Tolson, stressed last May to hundreds of students at Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee Cicely Tyson's East Orange, N.J. school, the Cicely Tyson Community School of Performing & Fine Arts, "What you guys have to recognize is you [PR.com]

Posted by on 16 March 2015 | 9:00 am

Drug-Free South Plans Open House for World Health Day

The Truth About Drugs program provides teachers, law enforcement and community groups with effective drug education materials. [PR.com]

Posted by on 14 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Charity Art Show by Tagore Foundation at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Tagore Foundation (www.tagorefoundation.org), a registered not-for-profit that works towards empowerment of youth, is showcasing the work of aspiring artists at the Convention Foyer in India Habitat Centre located on Lodhi Road in New Delhi, from March 11-13. The exhibition that is open for public is a platform for young women to showcase their work and raise funds for education and youth development projects. At the end [PR.com]

Posted by on 13 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Girls in Action Leader, Judy Sain Kirkpatrick Has Been Recognized by America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals as Mentor of the Year 2015

Judy Sain Kirkpatrick has been honored as Mentor of the Year 2015 for her active participation with “Girls in Action” and with Bible Schools. [PR.com]

Posted by on 12 March 2015 | 2:00 am

The Way to Happiness Nashville Chapter Observes International Day of Happiness

The Tennessee chapter of The Way to Happiness Foundation will observe the United Nations International Day of Happiness on March 20. [PR.com]

Posted by on 12 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Worried About Health Coverage for College Students Traveling on Spring Break?

College students are flocking to sunny beaches during spring break leaving worried parents behind. Spring break is supposed to be a fun-filled annual rite of passage for college students. Parents should know that in a case of an out of state emergency, emergency medical transportation is readily available through a MASA Assist membership. And, its affordable and provides peace of mind to all. [PR.com]

Posted by on 11 March 2015 | 1:39 pm

StudyPad Launches “Splash Math SpringBoard,” a Contest to Motivate School Students to Practice More Math and Master Key Skills

US based Teachers in Grades K-5 Can Participate in First Ever Splash Math Contest Designed Such That Any Classroom Can Win Exciting Prizes. [PR.com]

Posted by on 11 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Celebrities and Youth Join Hands to Rock Kindness Across the Globe

Free2Luv, a youth empowerment nonprofit, has dubbed March ROCK KINDNESS Month and celebrities and youth are holding hands to create a bully-free environment. [PR.com]

Posted by on 11 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Disney Mickey’s Typing Adventure Launches Web Experience

Online Typing Program Starring Mickey Mouse and Friends Teaches Children to Touch-Type [PR.com]

Posted by on 9 March 2015 | 7:56 am

Issa Trust Foundation & Couples Resorts Partner to Provide Complete Health Exams for the July 2015 Camp Summer Plus

The Issa Trust Foundation is honored to partner with USAid, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Jamaica Diaspora to provide complete medical examinations for at-risk children. [PR.com]

Posted by on 7 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Mo’ne Davis Named as the Black Cotton Foundation’s 2015 Jasmina Anema Youth Award Recipient

Teenage Sports Phenom Joins Teenage CEO as the Standard for Youth Excellence [PR.com]

Posted by on 4 March 2015 | 12:00 pm

National Anthem Vocal Competition

MusicStar launches National Anthem Vocal Competition on March 3, National Anthem Day! [PR.com]

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 6:00 am

A New Portal for Creating Visual Support for Children with Special Needs

In late 2014, Smarty Symbols, a Dallas-based company, released its website to the public which allows teachers, parents and therapists to access over thirteen thousand images, download them or create visual support materials directly on the portal. [PR.com]

Posted by on 1 March 2015 | 2:00 am

Amy Vaughan Announces Release of "Positively Sensory!"

Amy Vaughan has released her first book, "Positively Sensory! A Guide to Help Your Child Develop Positive Approaches to Learning and Cope with Sensory Processing Difficulty," currently available online at Amazon.com and other booksellers. New guide for parents, professionals and teachers integrates Learning Strengths Profile assessment tool. [PR.com]

Posted by on 24 February 2015 | 2:00 am

New Children’s Picture Book Celebrates Armenian Easter Traditions

As the world reflects on the Armenian tragedy of 1915, Pomegranate Publishing has released a new children’s picture book, Mariam’s Easter Parade, which celebrates the traditions of the Armenian culture. Written by Marianne Markarian and illustrated by Margaret Markarian Wasielewski, Mariam’s Easter Parade is a light-hearted story of young girl who might be too small to help with the Easter preparations, but she is clever [PR.com]

Posted by on 23 February 2015 | 8:50 am

Drug-Free South Offers Life Saving Seminars for Teens

Drug-Free South is the local chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World. It provides real solutions for drug prevention and education appropriate for teens and young adults. [PR.com]

Posted by on 21 February 2015 | 2:00 am

Largest Eating Disorder Treatment Grant Organization in the Nation, Project HEAL, Announces Eating Disorder Awareness Week Involvement

Eating Disorders Awareness Week-a week dedicated to bringing attention to the mental disease that kills more each year than any other mental disease-begins February 22, with advocacy events planned throughout the country, and top voices in Eating Disorder advocacy available for interview. [PR.com]

Posted by on 19 February 2015 | 3:33 pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County Kicks Off Annual 50/50 Raffle

Non profit hosts annual raffle with proceeds to benefit mentoring program in Trenton New Jersey for children facing adversity. [PR.com]

Posted by on 18 February 2015 | 2:00 am

Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock of Air Supply Goodwill Ambassadors of the Issa Trust Foundation

Newly Named Goodwill Ambassadors of the Issa Trust Foundation, Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock of Air Supply Visit Ill and Disadvantaged Children in St. Mary, Jamaica. [PR.com]

Posted by on 16 February 2015 | 8:55 am

Former Teacher Releases Children’s Picture Book: "Lexi Goes on Vacation to The Outer Banks"

Former teacher and school psychologist, Janice Wills Kingsbury releases new children’s adventure book, "Lexi Goes on Vacation to The Outer Banks." After vacationing in the Outer Banks of North Carolina for over 10 years, Janice wanted to combine her love of children, animals, writing, and the beach to create a wonderful new picture book for children. [PR.com]

Posted by on 6 February 2015 | 2:00 am

Father and Son Encouraging Youth-Led Efforts

Jeffrey Coprich, Sr. and Jeffrey Coprich, Jr. champions for change. [PR.com]

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 7:24 am