Credible Messengers Program Connects Jersey City Youth With Mentors To Combat ViolenceThe mentors do a deep dive into the lives of the participants, building a strong relationship over the course of months to try and change their attitudes, beliefs and actions.
Mayor's Task Force Announces New Initiatives To Engage City's Youth This Summerayor Bill de Blasio and his task force on racial inclusion and equity have announced four initiatives to engage the city’s youth this summer.
Study Details Lives Of LGBT Youths In NYC Engaged In 'Survival Sex'A unique federally funded study offers a detailed look at the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in New York City who cope with homelessness and poverty by engaging in what the researchers call "survival sex.''
Experts: Concussion Must Be Treated By Fully Resting Brain From ActivityDoctors thus recommend resting the brain after a concussion, but experts have now advised that the rest in question should be far more extensive than previously thought.
Top 5 Broadway Schools For Kids In New YorkBroadway shows are filled with people who grew up everywhere else, but what kind of training is available for the kids that grow up in New York to prepare them for a possible Broadway career?
Brooklyn Youth Advocates Work To Curb Gun ViolenceCommunity leaders, youth advocates and the Brooklyn District Attorney attended a conference at St. Francis College Saturday, discussing ideas to prevent teenagers from being forgotten at school and to prevent young people from turning to gun violence.
Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash MobsFlash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
Youth Fleeing Long Island64 percent of young adults on Long Island surveyed say they plan to leave the island in the next five years.