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Caregiving Youth Advocacy & Education Event | Charlottesville, VA

Press Alert [May 31, 2024]: American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) Charlottesville, VA – Monticello High School in Charlottesville, VA, recently hosted an event addressing the challenges and opportunities faced by Caregiving Youth. This event featured distinguished speakers: Dr. Richard Lindsay, a member of the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) National Advisory Council; Dr. […]

American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) Stakeholder Newsletter | April 2024

Check out the American Association of Caregiving Youth Quarterly Stakeholder Newsletter, AACY Connects! AACY Connects is a great way to stay informed about: -The latest news and developments related to caregiving youth-Upcoming events and conferences-The people and organizations working to advocate for caregiving youth in the United States-Resources and support services available to caregiving youth […]

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 […]

International Young Carers Conference

International Young Carers Conference in Manchester, England, taking place April 9th-11th, 2024.  Highlights from US presentations: The First 16 Years of the US Caregiving Youth Project and Caregiving Youth Institute:Amoy Gordon, MSW, RCSWI, AACY Caregiving Youth Project Director & Elizabeth Olson Understanding the Everyday Geographies of Young Carers in the US:Elizabeth Olson & Leiha Edmonds […]

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 […]

Caregiving Youth: A Call to Action for Improved Support

A systematic approach to understanding the needs of the caregiving youth—a growing and less-studied population of caregivers—is needed to better tailor interventions, provide support, and improve care to patients and their families. https://www.neurologylive.com/view/caregiving-youth-call-action-improved-support January 27, 2024Jacob Zwerling

AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter December 2023

Read the latest AACY Caregiving Youth Project Newsletter for December 2023 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 […]

Announcement: Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and AACY

We are excited to announce a formal agreement between the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and AACY. Dr. Connie Siskowski has been working collaboratively with members of the RIDE team, Stephen Osborn and Olivia Smith, along with Caregiving Youth researchers Dr. Elizabeth Olson of UNC Chapel Hill and Dr. Emma Armstrong-Carter of Tufts, for […]