December Monthly Column: Infant Mortality in the Hoosier State
Indiana’s infant mortality rate is 25% higher than the national average, but a new statewide initiative hopes to change that. Learn more in the IYI Monthly Column for December and in WFYI's radio interview with IYI President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz.
IYI Column: Special Edition
Did you know the requirements for 21st Century Scholars to receive their scholarships have changed? Find out about these changes and how they’ll help students succeed after high school in IYI’s special edition column and radio show.
Issue Brief: Planning for Life After High School
Planning for life after high school can seem daunting: many students and families don’t have the information and guidance they need to pursue their postsecondary goals. But attaining additional education after high school is essential in the 21st century economy. Read the Issue Brief “Planning for Life After High School” to learn how to help students get the education and training they need to succeed after graduation.
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IYI Media Bytes
IYI Media Bytes makes newsgathering quicker and easier. This free service provides on-demand videos, sound bytes and quotes about timely youth development issues. IYI President & CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz speaks on new topics each month. Watch the videos and learn more here.
Find out how mentoring changes the lives of both the mentee AND the mentor!
David & Courtney
Our PSAs, featuring mentor/mentee pairs Ja’Quez & Randy and David & Courtney,
show firsthand the power of the mentoring relationship. Check out these videos that introduce each pair.
You can view the rest of the PSAs here.
Ja’Quez & Randy
Stat of the Week:
During SFY 2012, there were 1,639 children adopted from the Department of Child Services system in Indiana.
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