The National AfterSchool Association and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents have published their latest issue of Journal of Youth Development (JYD.)
Out-of-school time leaders are perplexed by the turnover in the afterschool field.
NAA has announced its partnership with The Genius of Play, a nonprofit initiative dedicated to promoting the importance of play in children's learning and development, to unveil the Play Ambassadors Program.
Studies show that healthy, active children learn better, perform better academically and experience fewer behavioral problems.
In June, NAA's International Learning Exchange (ILE) took place in Rome, Italy—where there were many lessons learned, visions shared and leaders leaving feeling inspired to impact their communities. Devan Blackwell, M.A., an Executive Member of NAA, has outlined his five key takeaway ideas from the event.
A recent New York Times article reported that when asked to draw a leader, both male and female executives generally drew a man.
The Journal of Youth Development (JYD) is issuing a companion call for youth submissions for a special issue designed to expand the dialogue on immigrant, refugee and border youth in the United States by bringing multiple voices and perspectives of researchers, practitioners and youth to the forefront.