Youth Development

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.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls Hosts Fifth Annual Girls’ Leadership Summit

STAMFORD, CT -- Throughout their community impact work, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’ Fund for Women & Girls focuses on encouraging girls to develop confidence, find their voices, learn life skills, and make healthy choices. Today’s fifth annual Girls Leadership Summit held at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford is a perfect example of how this organization addresses issues head on by creating inspiring opportunities.

Friday, November 3, 2017
Lights, Camera, Save! Teen Video Contest Underway at Savings Institute Bank & Trust

WILLIMANTIC, CT -- Savings Institute Bank & Trust is accepting submissions for its Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. The contest, organized by the American Bankers Association Foundation, is a national competition that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of saving money and inspire their peers to become lifelong savers.