National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program available for students aged 16-22; Deadline is June 16

National Child Awareness Month logoDo you have a passion for community service? Have you worked hard to solve a local problem and want to do more? Apply for the National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program!

This year-long Ambassadorship will train youth (ages 16-22) to address critical issues facing youth. Fifty-one Youth Ambassadors will be selected – one per state – creating a powerful national network of young people who raise their collective voice in service to other youth.

Each Ambassador will receive $1,000 grant, travel to a leadership training in Washington, D.C., and ongoing support and guidance as they implement their service projects.  

The Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council is searching for youth councils or individual youth who are changing government for the better!

SparkActionThe Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council has teamed up with SparkAction to find the best and the brightest young people and youth councils in America. In addition to profiling effective Youth Councils and individual young people who are influencing policies and local practice, they’re recognizing them for what they are – the Top Young Leaders of Today.

Do you know a superstars that is changing government for the better? If you know someone (yourself included) who fits that description, they want to hear from you.

Just use this form to nominate a youth council, yourself or someone else for

Back to Basics’ Director named to Delaware Lieutenant Governor’s Small Business Advisory Committee


Back to Basics Learning Dynamics‘ Director Beverly Stewart, M.Ed, was recently named to the Delaware Lieutenant Governor’s Small Business Advisory Committee. Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn created the statewide Committee to provide better input from the state’s small business community in the operations of state government. In addition to Stewart, 16 other Committee Members represent a variety of small businesses from all three counties.

According to the Lieutenant Governor’s office, topics for discussion include improvements to the state’s small business loan programs, providing better information to small businesses about requirements of the Affordable Care Act, controlling workers compensation premiums, …