Top Headlines: Archives 2014 & Earlier

Top Headlines 8/16

Child Welfare

A popular Columbus, Ohio drop-in center for homeless youth will close in the middle of winter if funding isn’t scared up, reports Candice Lee of

State child welfare officials in Oregon are gathering this week to discuss how to use emerging science on brain function and development to improve it system, reports Kristian Foden-Vencil of OPB News. The idea will be to help families address problems with young children in situations where they previously might remove a child.


The ACLU of Eastern Missouri filed a lawsuit yesterday against a school district that blocks certain websites with educational information about gay, lesbian and transgender issues, reports

Juvenile Justice

A flash mob at a Wisconsin state fair, and a vicious attack on a teen in Mississippi, have sparked some racial tension, reports Danielle Wright of


Youth Today is the only independent, internationally distributed digital media publication that is read by thousands of professionals in the youth service field.

Youth Today adheres to high-quality journalistic standards, providing readers with professional news coverage dedicated to examining a wide spectrum of complex issues in the youth services industry from legislation to community-based youth work.


Our organization retains full authority over editorial content to protect the best journalistic and business interests of our organization. We maintain a firewall between news coverage decisions and sources of all revenue.


We are committed to transparency in every aspect of funding our organization. Donors may be quoted, mentioned or featured in our stories. Our news judgments are made independently – not based on or influenced by donors. Accepting financial support does not mean we endorse donors or their products, services or opinions…(read more)

Recent Comments




Kennesaw State University Mountain Logo & Ceneter for Sustainable Journalism Logo
LOGO Institute for Nonprofit News 3 turquoise boxes stacked in "J" shape

Copyright © 2018 Youth Today and MVP Themes --- Published by Center for Sustainable Journalism,
Kennesaw State University, 1200 Chastain Blvd. Suite 310, Kennesaw GA 30144

To Top