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Bright Idea: Give Your Program a Facelift on a Budget

August 5, 2009

 Youth programs should be fun, homey places, but many organizations don't have the cash to redecorate. To help our readers brighten up their spaces, we spoke to interior designer Inola Walston of Frederick, MD, about how to redecorate for pennies.

Primary Sources: Easing Foster Youths' Transition to Adulthood

July 25, 2009

 To successfully transition to adulthood, young people need consistent, constructive relationships with at least one experienced adult champion.

Right on the Money: Tough Times Mean Belt Tightening for Youth Programs

July 15, 2009

This spring, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, in Silver Spring, MD, was staring at a $7 million deficit, declining membership and outdated facilities. To stay afloat, the organization began the arduous task of making cuts to staff, programs and services.

Bright Idea: Pack Now In Case Disaster Strikes

July 5, 2009

 Summer is here—and so are hurricane, tornado and wildfire seasons in many parts of the country. It’s the perfect time to create a disaster plan for your youth program.


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