September 2019: College Admissions Resources, Youth Advisory Board Deadline, MCC in the news
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In the News
Read our latest coverage in The Washington Post.
Deadline Approaching! Youth Advisory Board applications
Do you know a high schooler who is passionate about making their school and community more kind and inclusive? Please share our Youth Advisory Board opportunity with them.
The deadline to apply is September 30.
New for Educators! School-Family College Admissions Compact
Use this resource to create an agreement with families to reduce achievement pressure in the college admissions process.
When pressure gets too great, students often suffer anxiety, depression, and other mental health troubles. This pressure can also undermine meaningful learning and students’ ability to focus on and care for others.
Find the full resource on the Making Caring Common website.
Note: This resources is intended for school communities where students experience excessive achievement pressure in the college admissions process.
For Families: Ethical Parenting in the College Admissions Process
Learn how you can guide your teen ethically, reduce excessive achievement pressure, and promote key social and emotional capacities as part of the college admissions process. Find the full resource on the Making Caring Common website.
Plus: Youth Action Grants, Parent Education Event, Character Day
Grants for young changemakers! Youth aged 13-18 are invited to apply for Hershey’s Heartwarming Project Action Grants to jump-start inclusion where they live. The deadline to apply is October 31.
For Boston-area folks: Our friends at Challenge Success are hosting a parent education event on Friday, October 11 focused on raising kids in an age of anxiety.
Join us for the sixth annual Character Day September 27-28, 2019! This year's theme is the relationship between character and screen use.