Youth Development

How to Develop a Growth Mindset Within Youth

Contributed By John Keenan As you are gearing up for another year of working with youth and striving to help them grow, consider this: youth can accomplish anything they want with effort, patience and the right mindset. According to Carol Dweck, our mindsets are...

Live Your Life Naturally High

Youth today have the opportunity to explore new activities and to stay engaged in ways that were never before possible. These opportunities create a multitude of ways for youth to live naturally high. Natural highs are activities or events that a person enjoys and...

Five Strategies to Create a Successful Youth Advisory Board

Having a Youth Advisory Board can be a great resource for your organization! Youth provide new, exciting ideas that can take your programs and activities to the next level. We are so fortunate to have an incredible group of high school students who volunteer their...

50 Things to Do Besides Drink Alcohol

While many teens and young adults perceive drinking alcohol to be the norm, it’s important for our youth to hear the message that MOST teens actually choose NOT to drink. Unfortunately, even though most youth don’t drink alcohol, it is still “the most commonly used...

GUIDE Promotes Youth Voice in Gwinnett County

“Youth Voice is important because the involvement and change we are a part of represents our generation’s hopes and needs that will mold the future. Our incorporation helps to easily expand organizations with our knowledge of technology and modern ideas. As youth, we...