Teen Development

AAMI Hosts “The Central Park Five” Screening, Panel Discussion

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On Tuesday night, several dozen young men who are part of Children’s Aid’s African American Male Initiative (AAMI) attended a screening of the 2012 Ken Burns documentary, “The Central Park Five.”  The documentary recounts the wrongful conviction of five black and Latino teenagers for the brutal

EXCEL Keeps College Dreams in Reach at 2013 Graduation

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This past Friday, June 14, The Children’s Aid Society’s EXCEL Program (Education eXecellence Creating Empowered Leaders) graduated 47 high school seniors and 25 college graduates at a li

27th Annual Parent Family Life & Sexuality Graduation

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Fannie Lou Holds Outdoor Peace Fair

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On May 16, Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School held its third annual Peace Block Fair. Three years ago, the fair was created to honor students who have been killed due to gang and gun violence–students who went to Fannie Lou and also those outside of Fannie Lou who lost their lives due to this issue.

Bronx Youth Forum Explores How Bullying and Drugs Impact School Life

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On May 30, a group of nearly 200 youth ages 12 to 18 from The Children’s Aid Society’s adolescent programs participated in the annual “Youth Speak Out On Education.”  

Sephora Donates Prom Dresses to Children's Aid Teens

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Prom season is in full force and for many households, paying for all its details can quickly become a daunting expense. For a group of 40 young ladies from Children’s Aid Society teen programs such as the Dunlevy Milbank Center and the Hope Leadership Academy, finding the right prom dress was made easier thanks to a donation from Sephora Flatiron.

Teens in Action Debut PSA

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Salomé Ureña de Henriquez Campus (SU Campus) in Washington Heights has been buzzing with teen activity over the last few weeks.

Students Vie for Prizes at AAMI’s First Public Speaking Competition

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On Saturday, December 1, approximately two dozen Harlem students in fifth through tenth grades gathered at the New York Mission Society’s Minisink Townhouse to compete in a two-part speaking competition judged by an audience of their friends, family and peers. The event was hosted by the African American Male Initiative (AAMI).

Summer Interns Praise Political Experience

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Dozens of teens gathered at The Children’s Aid Society’s National Center for Community Schools for the 2013 Internship Appreciation Ceremony on Friday, August 9 to celebrate the culmination of a memorable summer work experience.

Youth Council Tackles Bullying in Schools

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Last night, dozens of students, parents and community members gathered at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore on East 86th Street to discuss one of the biggest problems facing schools today: bullying.

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