February 7, 2020 By Comments Off on A hard lesson learned

A hard lesson learned

“It was far from my finest moment. A hard lesson learned that I share with you from my most humble place in the hope that it will help you...

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February 3, 2020 By Comments Off on Forty-nine individuals from 26 different entities in Hamilton County have committed to joining together to learn and plan so that Hamilton County youth become more resilient

Forty-nine individuals from 26 different entities in Hamilton County have committed to joining together to learn and plan so that Hamilton County youth become more resilient

No one organization can solve the conditions that cause Adverse Childhood Experiences. Nor can one agency address the impact ACEs have on physical and mental health, educational achievement, economic...

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January 23, 2020 By Comments Off on It’s a decision you can never regret!

It’s a decision you can never regret!

“As a former child welfare worker in Iowa, I worked with dozens of parents who were struggling with methamphetamine. Each had heard much of the insidious nature of the...

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January 10, 2020 By Comments Off on Getting Relationships Right

Getting Relationships Right

In this talk, Dr. Kent Pekel shares five essential actions that adults can take to build developmental relationships with young people in families, schools, programs, and other settings. Using...

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November 14, 2019 By Comments Off on Monitoring the future-2018 results

Monitoring the future-2018 results

Monitoring the Future (MTF) is an annual survey of 8th, 10th, and 12th graders conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, under a grant from the...

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October 4, 2019 By Comments Off on A conversation with our Spanish speaking community

A conversation with our Spanish speaking community

When: October 12th, 4:00 p.m. Where: InTANDEM Workspace, 501 Bank St. Webster City, Iowa Power Up YOUth is a coalition or a group of people and agencies uniting youth...

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