When you look at a youth and see something that you don't like or agree with, remember there is a child in all of us. And you were once in a position where you didn't know what you were doing either. Extend love, compassion, and awareness. You will see the return on your investment in due time!
We must start talking about our mental illnesses and do what is necessary for us to be healthy so that the ones coming behind don't feel ashamed or embarrassed to speak on such things. And know that therapy, support groups, retreats, and other healthy self-care are the way of life. Having a slew of amazing healthy everyday self-care practices is the bingo! The good examples to be set has to start with us first.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's One Summer Chicago brings together
government institutions, community-based organizations, and companies to offer over 31,000 employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24. Apply Now! Applications are open!
Now through May 21st, 2018!
Applicants will be notified during the months of
May and June if they have been invited for an interview.
All eligible applicants who are not offered an in
In order to help the youth, we have to allow them to be able to fully and comfortably express what it is that they need.
You may not always agree, like, or understand what's being said but they should be considered just any adult would be when it comes to having choices, decisions, and a voice in life. Extend yourself to your kids, your nieces, your nephews, kids overall. Your love, attention, and support are exactly what they need. As we all do!