Justin Dodson, an assistant director at Youth Villages, spoke with News Channel 3 in Memphis about the best way to approach discussions with your children surrounding the global pandemic and racial injustices.
Youth Villages is one of 130 local nonprofits to receive grants through Cummings Foundation’s $20 Million Grant Program.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, screen time has increased for many children nationally. Youth Villages’ Regional Supervisor for Crisis Services, Natasha Bonner, spoke with Local24 and Fox13 Memphis about the rising risks they face online.
Lakeisha Gomes, foster care regional manager, spoke with Local24 about Foster Care Awareness month and Youth Villages’ efforts to find our homes for our youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Foster care recruiter LaTava Chandler spoke with WREG3 in Memphis about the continuous need for foster parents, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about how to become a foster parent.
With help from LifeSet specialists like Michelle Boyd, youth who age out of foster care have the opportunity to live successfully. Fox17 in Nashville spoke with Boyd and youth, Keion Wood, about their journey into her senior year at Middle Tennessee State University.