Caregiving Youth again goes national!
Read interview and comments by Dr. Connie Siskowski and Caregivng Youth Project (CYP) graduate, Bernise Luzincourt.
click here to read the Washington Post article.
The Strengths Foundation produced the most definitive article to-date about AACY and the people we help. You can read the article and experience the videos by clicking on The Positive Spirit logo.
Impacted by caregiving for her father who has diabetes, Kandisha missed a year of school. Recorded by Rammy Assaf, MD/MPH student from U. of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Watch the video here.
With more than 400 national partners and their local affiliates, America's Promise Alliance is uniquely positioned to mobilize Americans to act.
They have made a top priority of ending the high school dropout crisis. The American Association of Caregiving Youth was spotlighted in their October Partner Newsletter; the article is available here.
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The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is pleased to announce that CBS 12 Anchor/Reporter, Michele Wright, will emcee the organization’s Hearts & “Soles” Fundraising Dinner event, on Tuesday, February 28, 2013 (Click here for details).
AACY is proud to announce its successful vetting and selection by Extraordinary Charities in its inaugural directory publication of 51 nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County. The directory is distributed and provided free of charge as a public service to AACY and others. Its intent is to pair donors with local organizations that have budgets of not more than $3 million that may not be otherwise known and thus overlooked. The selection of AACY was made by an independent volunteer review panel with criteria of impact, accomplishment, sustainability, financial transparency and uniqueness. Clickhere to view the AACY write up and click below to view the entire publication.
American Association of Caregiving Youth; The Guadalupe Center; HANDY; and Women of Tomorrow recognized for commitment to increasing success in high school and beyond. Miami Dolphins star players, cheerleaders and front office staff honor students at surprise award presentations.
Watch the video here!
Sara Plachta Elliott, doctoral canditate at Brandeis University,
spent 2 years making this video:
For Pediatric Health Providers:
A LANDMARK DECISION!
Caregiving Youth Project video - courtesy of United Way.
Do you know about NATIONAL CAREGIVERS MONTH ?
How School Social Workers can Assist
Read the latest article about the Caregiving Youth Program on the
Hands on Tzedakah website
Check out the American Society on Aging's
Shining a Light on Young Caregivers
A music video of a song that tells of the truths and struggles about the affects of Alzheimer's disease. To hear and then have an opportunigty to purchase the song, please click the link: