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Program Highlight
The Love of Music – Providing Self-Expression to Children at Alexander Youth Network
One staff member’s love of music has provided coping to the children of Alexander Youth Network. “I play music in
5 Arguments for Virtual Case Management at Alexander Youth Network
Alexander Youth Network Manages Behavioral Health Services – Before, During, and After Treatment. Alexander Youth Network is unique in that
Healing Children While Helping Dogs
How Alexander’s Bark and Heal program is innovating pet therapy to heal children affected by trauma “The youth, in general,
ACEs
Alexander Youth Network is Building Resilience One Child At A Time.
Last night, Alexander Youth Network staff attended #WarehouseTalks, a weekly seminar discussing hot topics affecting the Charlotte communities. Hosted by
Top Takeaways from 2018, Our Visit with Dr. Bruce Perry.
Last November, Alexander Youth Network was one of the many trauma-informed care providers to participate in the Mecklenburg Resilience Symposium.
Linda Lynch Alexander Youth Network volunteer
Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Lynch
When you show up for work each day with a smile on your face and a true passion for what
Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Bunt
One person can change a life forever. That’s what Nancy Bunt does with children at Alexander through Reiki, meditation, guided
AYN legacy gift Helen Solomon
Service for a Lifetime, Impact for Forever
“Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives we touch.” – Judy Blume You just don’t see many 90-year old women
Bark and Heal therapeutic activity
Bark and Heal
There is a special magic that happens when children and dogs connect. An exciting new one-of-a-kind pilot program at Alexander
High School Graduate a Therapeutic Foster Care Success
On Tuesday, June 13, Kyauna Allen did something she once thought impossible – she graduated from Mallard Creek High School.
Gimme a Beat!
  Have you ever found yourself completely lost in a song or piece of music, perhaps bopping your head or
Forest Hill Middle School volunteer
Giving is Living
This past July, the Forest Hill Middle School Urban Serve group brought to life the old adage that your greatness