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Community Forum

Community Forum

Thanks to all who joined our Community Forum to discuss the status of Arlington’s children, youth, and families on Mon., Apr. 13, 2015 6–8pm. There will be follow up meetings in each priority area: Bullying: In the Community and at School Positive Family Communications: Parent and Child Interactions Mental Health: Pre-Teen & Teen Depressive Symptoms and […]

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2015 Assets Sample Survey

2015 Assets Sample Survey

February 12, 2015 PLEASE NOTE: Opt-Out Deadline has passed Opt-out Form 2015 (pdf) SAMPLE Survey for High School 2015 | SAMPLE Survey Grade 6, 2015 Dear Parents/Guardians: (versión en Español) Your child has been randomly selected from students in his/her grade to take the Developmental Assets® Survey Me and My World (grade 6) or Profiles of Student Life (grades 8, […]

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Our 2014 Report Card is online

Our 2014 Report Card is online

The new Report Card, the fourth published since 2003, presents indicators that relate to the work of APCYF around three broad areas: building assets in our youth and helping them avoid risky behaviors; ensuring that young people thrive and that Arlington families have access to the health, mental health, and other supports they need; and […]

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Now accepting nominations of Connect with Kids Champions!

Now accepting nominations of Connect with Kids Champions!

“All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.” Magic Johnson, NBA Champion (he won 5 Championships with the LA Lakers) Everyone can be a Champion, making ‘magic’ happen in the lives of young people, believing in their abilities and creativity, and giving a little help and hope […]

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Celebrating 10 Years of Connect With Kids Champions

Celebrating 10 Years of Connect With Kids Champions

Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families celebrates 10 years of Connect With Kids Champions When we think of Champions, we seldom picture teachers, Scout leaders, coaches, youth, church leaders nor businesses. But for 10 years, the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families (APCYF) has recognized 87 individuals, groups, and businesses as Connect With […]

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Fall 2014 Connect With Kids Champions!

Fall 2014 Connect With Kids Champions!

Kids Need Connections! The science is there – relationships with caring adults are key to the positive development of young people. The Fall 2014 Connect With Kids Champions may not be familiar with the research, but they DO know that relationships – positive, personal connections – are crucial to supporting young people as they grow. The […]

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Assets Conference Provides New Perspectives

Assets Conference Provides New Perspectives

The Arlington Out of School Time Council’s 3rd Asset Conference on Building Assets, Building a Caring Community was held October 18 at Kenmore Middle School. This year’s conference theme was Sparking Youth Creativity and Involvement in the Community. More than 200 people attended from Arlington Public Schools, Arlington County Park & Recreation, Teen Network Board, […]

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