It’s Throwback Thursday!
It’s #ThrowbackThursday! 🔙
So, here is a video from our SWAG (Students With Awareness & Goals) Life Skills & Prevention Program.
Students from NOVA Discipline Academy shared their experience with the program and how it benefited them. 👏 Take a listen to their stories!
If you’re interested in finding out more about our programs and organization, click the link below for more information!
Parents, Did you know…? Kids who feel connected at school and at home were found to be up to 66% less likely to experience health risk behaviors related to sexual health, substance use, violence, and mental health in adulthood. (CDC) Connectedness refers to a sense…Read More
#PeopleofTheYunion We wanted to take a moment to honor one of our team members; meet Karonna Funderburg! Karonna has served as a Lead Workforce Development Case Manager for the Yunion since 2019. Karonna has over 16 years of youth and community-centered leadership experience as well…Read More
“𝘉𝘦𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘥 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘨 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘷𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘥 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵.” Parents, our children will meet whatever expectation we set for them. No matter how high we set the bar, they have the ability to achieve it. We just need to…Read More
Parents! Are you children getting a full night’s rest? At least a full eight hours is the recommended amount of time to sleep each night. A full night’s rest is crucial for learning, staying focused in school or at home, and getting exercise.…Read More
“Three teenagers have been charged with multiple felonies for using threats, intimidation and sextortion as part of an Instagram cyberbullying scheme targeting Michigan students.” The bullying must end. It ruins lives. Inflicts trauma. And is something that can’t be taken back. It effects not only…Read More
“𝘛𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘬𝘪𝘥𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘦, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘣𝘦𝘴𝘵.” Parents, our children get more from us than just our genetics! They get their values and priorities, which are taught from us. We have to show them what to…Read More
Parents! did you know…? Teens with a sleep deficiency have a harder time concentrating, studying, or working effectively. They also can face emotional struggles such as depression. The proper amount of sleep for our children is absolutely imperative. As our children continue to grow and…Read More
🔊 𝘚𝘏𝘖𝘜𝘛 𝘖𝘜𝘛 𝘛𝘐𝘔𝘌! We are so proud of our 8 Youth Advisory Design Team (YADT) members who presented their final ideas for the Yunion’s multi-purpose and music spaces! These students had to apply design thinking, project management skills, budgeting and interior design…Read More
𝐃𝐢𝐝 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰…? Almost all kids see bullying happen at some point. They may not be getting bullied nor the ones doing the bullying, but witnesses are just as important. Their reactions can have a direct impact on the situation. A bystander…Read More
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