Author: Matthew Thedford

Report: Fear, Stress Are Obstacles to Health for Youth of Color | Youth Today

WASHINGTON — When teams of youth researchers — including youth themselves — from five cities set out to find what helps and what prevents their peers from achieving health and wellness, each group came up with their own ways of gathering and analyzing data.But they all arrived at similar findings about which barriers prevent young […]

Michelle Obama Talks ‘Selfie Queens,’ Snapchat and Impact of Obama’s Presidency on Black Youth – ABC News

The impact of Barack Obama’s presidency on African-American youth hasn’t escaped first lady Michelle Obama as she reflects on the first family’s time in the White House.”I think when it comes to black kids, it means some­thing for them to have spent most of their life seeing the family in the White House look like […]

Mexic-Arte Museum to earn national award for youth program | www.mystatesman.com

A youth development program run by Austin’s Mexic-Arte Museum will receive a national award from first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday.Mexic-Arte Museum started its youth education program Screen It! in 2009.The museum’s Screen It! after-school program for visual arts will join 11 other initiatives in receiving the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, […]

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