Category Archives: Positive Youth Development

The Hyper-Sensitivity of Youth

Earlier this week, I had to coax my son into toning down something he had written for one of his classes.  What he had written down made a lot of sense, but because his words seemed to paint whole groups of people … Continue reading

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The Crucial Nature of Parental Warmth

In 2007, I decided to invest in myself.  But I did it with the intention of investing in others. At the time, my family and I were living in Wake Forest, North Carolina, about 17 miles north of Raleigh.  It … Continue reading

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Promoting Positive Youth Development

The four modules that Achievement Square Development & Training Centers, Inc. will use to promote positive youth development include PEDAL Prep, Educational Safari, BOSS Entrepreneurship Development and Peer Positive. While cycling through the LIFE 101 Workshop Series, adults from local colleges/universities … Continue reading

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