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Mental Health Minute: Venus Williams on Mental Health: Being Tough Means Taking Care of My Whole Self

September 13, 2021

How do we fight the stigma surrounding mental health?  In a blog post, NAMI leads with the importance of talking openly about mental health. With this in mind, it has been encouraging to see some of our “strongest” athletes talk about their mental health journey, the importance of reaching out for support, and the fact […]

Letters from Lynn: Fall 2021

August 26, 2021

Welcome to the new and improved eNews.  In this edition I hope you will enjoy some new additions to this newsletter: Mental Wellness tips, what’s happening at AYN and our volunteer opportunities corner. Just like many of you, everyone involved with Alexander Youth Network this past year has been riding a roller coaster.  We’ve been […]

Celebrating Our Kids 2021: Building Hope for Years to Come

August 26, 2021

HOPE… a feeling of trust or a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.  Building hope is exactly what the theme for Celebrating Our Kids was all about this year. It continues to be the driving force behind everything we do here at Alexander Youth Network.             […]

Volunteer Corner: Impacting the Lives of Others and Our Own

August 26, 2021

Webster’s dictionary defines volunteerism as “the principle of donating time and energy for the benefit of other people in the community as a social responsibility rather than for any financial reward”.  This definition, however, doesn’t begin to define the profound impact a volunteer can have on the lives of others.  Rebecca McLaughlin is a former […]

Alexander Public Statement

A Letter From The CEO

June 23, 2020

“Alexander Youth Network and its affiliates stand against systemic bias, racism, and unequal treatment. As an organization deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, we stand against the legacy of systemic bias, racism, and unequal treatment that continues to plague our communities.” The events of the past two weeks have created a need for self-expression, empathy, understanding, […]

General Screening Mental Health May 2020

Mental Health May At Alexander Youth Network

May 1, 2020

                              Alexander Youth Network is celebrating Mental Health Month in May. Do You Know Your Tools2Thrive? While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The […]

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Protecting Our Kids

November 6, 2019

Staff At Alexander Youth Network Are Learning & Advocating for Abuse Prevention Recently, two Alexander Youth Network staff members attended the Sexual Abuse Training Seminar hosted by Philadelphia Insurance Companies in Concord, NC. The two-day training focused on educating attendees on several topics related to sexual abuse including common errors and misconceptions about sexual abuse […]

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Birth to Third Grade: How Alexander is Keeping The Forsyth Promise

July 2, 2019

Forsyth Futures has a vision to grow a “vibrant, equitable, and prosperous Forsyth County”. The agency is leading a major community-based project to study the needs of the community, share ideas and resources, and convene with partners to make a change. Through a partnership with The Forsyth Promise, they are implementing a cohort study to […]

Infographic for H655/S580

Supporting Foster Care with Two Companion Bills

April 10, 2019

Representative Holly Grange and Senator Ralph Hise filed companion bills (H580 / S636) to provide additional support for foster care families in North Carolina. There are over 10,000 children in the state of North Carolina in need of a foster home. This number has steadily risen since 2011 and will continue to rise as drug […]

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