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Young carers research and expertise to inform US government agency

8 Apr 2024 | Manchester Met is hosting a four-day international conference to help share ideas and shape the best approaches to supporting young carers, who are children and young people under 18 looking after a loved one who has a condition such as a disability, illness or mental health problem. The University is a […]

The Forgotten Youths Who Are Caregivers For Their Families

Washington, D.C., (April 1, 2024) – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Podcast Sheds Light on Young Family Caregivers | A new episode of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health‘s podcast, “Public Health On Call,” tackles the often-overlooked issue of young family caregivers. The episode, titled “740 – The Forgotten Youths Who Are […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter March 2024

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for March 2024 to learn about our recent activities, recaps & updates, news, and more. Treasure Talk is a monthly newsletter for and about the young people in the AACY Caregiving Youth Project (CYP) and all supporters of Caregiving Youth. We use the term “treasure” in Treasure […]

Caregiving Youth Survey – U.S. Government Accountability Office

We are excited to share an important opportunity with you. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently conducting a study on the experiences of young adults who provided care for family members as youth and described as follows: “Are you a young adult between the ages of 18-25 who, while under the age of […]

AACY Joins National Health Council

Friday, March 15, 2024AACY Joins National Health Council, Strengthening Advocacy for Caregiving Youth The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is pleased to announce it has joined the National Health Council (NHC). This significant step strengthens AACY’s ability to raise awareness for Caregiving Youth on a national scale. “Made up of more than 150 national […]

US Experts to Share Insights at International Young Carers Conference in Manchester

The United States will be well-represented at the upcoming International Young Carers Conference in Manchester, England, taking place April 9th-11th, 2024. Dr. Feylyn Lewis, a member of the conference committee, secured US participation, including presentations and workshops on various aspects of young carer experiences. Highlights from US presentations: The First 16 Years of the US […]

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter February 2024

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for February 2024 to learn about our recent activities, recaps & updates, news, and more. Treasure Talk is a monthly newsletter for and about the young people in the AACY Caregiving Youth Project (CYP) and all supporters of Caregiving Youth. We use the term “treasure” in Treasure […]

“When debating child labor, there’s one group often left out: caregiving youth”

BY JASON RESENDEZ AND NICOLE JORWIC, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS – 02/16/24 1:30 PM ET – A powerful new opinion piece published in The Hill by Jason Resendez, President & CEO of the National Alliance for Caregiving, and Nicole Jorwic, Chief of Advocacy and Campaigns at Caring Across Generations, calls for urgent action to address the overlooked […]

Newly Launched National Resource Guide for Caregiving Youth Promotes Awareness and Action

February 12, 2024 – The American Association of Caregiving Youth® (AACY) is pleased to announce the availability of the “Resource Guide for Caregiving Youth,” a comprehensive resource published on supportcaregiving.org. AACY expresses its sincere gratitude to NASHP and The John A. Hartford Foundation for recognizing the critical needs of this often-overlooked population. By accessing and […]