Children, Youth, and Family

In summer 2012 I was a brand new Program Officer and wasn’t sure what to expect when I joined a group from the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) on a rural bus tour of eight youth camps in three days.

Many refugee youth who come to Lansing arrive as older teens. They often don’t have enough time to earn all of the credits needed to graduate from high school, regardless of educational history or even English-language fluency.

Smart investors believe in California. They flock to it for the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship that has made it the world’s 8th largest economy.

In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll find: Pre- and Post-conference Registrations Open for Philanthropy Exchange; #CF100: Engaging the Community; WATCH: Big Data and Philanthropy; Better than Colbert!; Emerging Philanthropy at the Cou