Homicide is the Leading cause of death in young people and we are here to STOP it!!
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 15, 2015
Teenagers today are getting more involved in serving their communities and making a difference in the lives of others. To celebrate their efforts and to emphasize their value in American society, the inaugural National Youth Week will be held June 13-19.
In the host city of Dallas youth and community organizations will participate in events and activities inspired by the four pillars of National Youth Week: teamwork, innovation, community service and achievement.
Starting with a Day of Community Service on Saturday, June 13—where young people and organizations will join together to clean local parks, feed the hungry and visit the elderly—National Youth Week is full of opportunities for communities to unite and make an impact locally.
Other activities during the week include:
- Friends in Faith Day, where churches and religious organizations will offer youth-centered services and programs.
- Teen Code Book Launch, June 15 local youth will gather at Sisu Uptown resort for a book launch about making right decisions each youth will get a free book upon attending
- Teamwork Day, which invites local businesses to host youth mentoring programs that highlight the importance of teamwork in the workplace.
- Innovation Nation, the youth are creating an app to address three factors of Homicide, Conflict, Anger, and Self Esteem, the leading cause of death in young people
A variety of corporate, educational and civic organizations are partnering with National Youth Week, including AT&T, Pepsi Co and the United Way. The event is not limited to our host city, as communities across the nation are invited to join in celebrating America’s youth. Organizations are encouraged to add a personal touch to the week by creating their own activities and events that showcase the four pillars of National Youth Week.
In addition to celebrating youth involvement, the event provides an opportunity to address issues impacting young people and allows teens to voice their concerns about growing up in America today.
About The Organization
National Youth Week is an organization dedicated to celebrating youth and their contributions to American society. It is a unified effort for youth to work together under the pillars of teamwork, innovation, community service and achievement. It also works to ensure communities value the involvement of youth in all aspects of social recreation.
For information: http://www.nywusa.com or info(at)nywusa(dot)com