Youth Development

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Benchmarks:

  • Reduce the incidence of confirmed child abuse or neglect through public awareness and providing training tools and support for parents.
  • Reduce the percentage of students who are absent 15 days or more days from school annually and increase the percentage of students who graduate from high school on time by encouraging family engagement and through collaborative efforts of community members through mentoring programs, home visiting program, partnership with local businesses and summer reading programs.

 

Activities and Programs:

  • Morgan County  Cooperative Extension – 4H program
  • After School Tutoring
  • Back to School Rally and Community Health Fair
  • Freshman Academy
  • Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club
  • Mentoring One Morgan
  • Morgan System of Care
  • PRO – Time
  • Sheriff’s Junior Deputy Camp
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Youth Action Team
  • SHINE Center
  • Partners in Education

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Additional Resources

Guide Inc
Search Institute
Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development
Governor’s Office for Children and Families