There are many agencies and organizations which can furnish valuable information, publications, and suggestions on implementing effective programs to aid and assist our youth.
America’s Promise — The Alliance For Youth
909 N. Washington St., Ste. 400
Alexandria, VA 22314-1556
America’s Promise is mobilizing people from every sector of American life to build the character and competence of our nation’s youth.
Just Think Foundation
39 Mesa St., Ste. 106
San Francisco, CA 94129
The Just Think Foundation exists to stimulate critical thinking about popular media. It strives to equip young people with the literacy tools critical for the future.
“Teaching Young People to Think for Themselves.”
National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Washington, DC 20503
This campaign uses a mix of modern communications techniques and all possible venues to educate and empower young people to reject illicit drugs.
National Alliance for Youth Sports
2050 Vista Parkway
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
The goal of NAYS is to make sports safe and positive for America’s youth. The Alliance believes that participation in youth sports develops important character traits and values, and the lives of youths can be positively impacted if the adults caring for them have proper training and information.
Global Partners for Youth
P.O. Box 80935
Phoenix, AZ 85060-094
Global Partners for Youth is an association of nonprofit volunteer-intensive organizations around the world creating extraordinary results with high risk youth through community mentoring.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
1400 Eye St. NW, Ste. 1200
Washington, DC 20005
This campaign is fighting to free America’s youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. It was launched to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to second-hand smoke.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
3615 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016-3007
The mission of the AACAP is the promotion of mentally healthy children, adolescents and families through research, training, advocacy, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, peer support and collaboration.