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Don't let at-risk youth slip between the cracks

By Punky Pletan-Cross

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 13, 2013

~~<p>The past year has seen nonprofit organizations weathering sea changes in the way the government and the community look at social services, particularly for teens and young adults.</p>
<p>As social service provid-ers, we are facing new realities that demand new solu- tions for our clients &mdash; ones that we believe will help them get a toehold on a good life. These are rooted in our understanding of what works best with young people, what resources are still available, and what the community will stand behind.</p>
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The past year has seen nonprofit organizations weathering sea changes in the way the government and the community look at social services, particularly for teens and young adults.

As social service provid-ers, we are facing new realities that demand new solu- tions for our clients — ones that we believe will help them get a toehold on a good life. These are rooted in our understanding of what works best with young people, what resources are still available, and what the community will stand behind. Login for more...



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