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Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
Emmett Folgert works to provide a safe haven for youth in high-crime areas -- his work with Dorchester Youth Collaborative (DYC) gives him the ability to touch the lives of young people most in need.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
Michael Rodriguez expects greatness from his "La Villita" -- Little Village community in Chicago -- because he has seen first-hand how far it has come and the wonderful resolve its people possess. Working to reform the violence that seeks to destroy the hope of bright futures, Michael uses his own life as a shining example of making it despite all odds.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT
Andrea Perry is an advocate at heart -- as Executive Director of YouthConnect, she seeks to find the underlying causes of youth violence and the best ways to address them.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:41 AM EDT
Hopeful for the future of all young people, Fernanda Ocana is particuarly invested in preparing young girls for happy, successful and healthful lives.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:25 AM EDT
Pastor Keith Norman cultivates a new generation of thinkers -- free from the inhibiting ties of their communities and pasts -- at the First Baptist Church Broad Avenue.
Posted byon April 3, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, addresses the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, a partnership that works to keep children safe in cities around the country.
Posted byon March 30, 2012 at 6:00 PM EDT
A quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 30, 2012 at 5:22 PM EDT
After receiving submissions from across the country for this year's Easter Egg Roll poster contest, the results are in -- check out the First Lady's choices for the 2012 Easter Egg Roll program cover and poster.
Posted byon March 30, 2012 at 2:23 PM EDT
Federal officials, mayors, law enforcement, leaders of the faith community, school officials, youth outreach organizations, and youth themselves will work together at the Second Annual National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence on making communities safe for al our young people.
Posted byon March 29, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT
Nita Gonzales, President/CEO of Escuela Tlatelolco Centro de Estudios, dedicates her career to developing effective equal opportunity education for Latino and low-income youth. Nita and her school cater to "students through a foundation of cultural pride and self-esteem," which lead to success forthe students, their families and their communities.