Youth Development

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Amity Teen Center Receives Grant >>

WOODBRIDGE, CT -- On December 19, at a ceremony held at the Energize Connecticut Center in North Haven, the Amity Teen Center received a Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Program grant from AVANGRID, Inc. for $9,283.98. This grant is aimed at helping community neighborhood organizations . . .

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Men & Boys’ Fund Supports Bristol Youth Services

BRISTOL, CT -- On Tuesday, November 28th Bristol Youth Services was awarded a $2,000 grant to support the Skills to Pay the Bills program. The grant from the Men & Boys’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation will expand the program, which has been offered to young women for the past 10 years, to include young men attending Bristol Public Schools.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
To Combat Teen Driving Deaths, Video Contest Theme is “Could This Be You?”

HARTFORD, CT -- In an ongoing effort to reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes among 16-to 19-year-olds and better alert teens and their parents of the dangers, the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles and Travelers are once again launching their annual Teen Safe Driving Video contest for high school students.  Entries are due by December 15, 2017.  Travelers will award up to $26,000 in cash prizes to the winning students and their high schools.