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JUNE Asset of the Month: SAFETY Young people feel safe at home, at school, and in the neighborhood.

The Importance of Safety Feeling safe at home, at school, and in the community is necessary for young people’s health and wellbeing. There are multiple elements of safety for young people, all of which are important to help children thrive. … Continue reading

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2014 Asset Champions Breakfast Honorees

Asset Champions” Honored for Work Supporting Youth at Project Cornerstone Awards Breakfast 1,000 people representing local governments, businesses, schools, community organizations, and the faith community as well as parents and youth attended Project Cornerstone’s annual Asset Champions Breakfast on Friday, … Continue reading

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Creative Activities: March Asset of the Month

MARCH Asset of the Month: CREATIVE ACTIVITIES Young people spend three or more hours per week in lessons or practice in  music, theater, or other arts. The Importance of Creative Activities For many young people, creative activities can fulfill what … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY Asset of the Month: YOUTH AS RESOURCES

FEBRUARY Asset of the Month: YOUTH AS RESOURCES  Young people are given useful roles in the community. The Importance of Youth as Resources People of all ages want to feel that that they make a contribution and play a meaningful … Continue reading

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DECEMBER Asset of the Month: FAMILY SUPPORT

DECEMBER Asset of the Month: FAMILY SUPPORT Family provides high levels of love and support. The Importance of Family Support Family support refers to the ways that parents, siblings, and extended family show love, encouragement, and comfort to each other—families … Continue reading

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Reach out to the Marias in your neighborhood

Developmental Assets vital to a child’s educational and emotional growth By Anne Ehresman “Want to get some ice cream?” This simple question was life changing for me and my family. About two years ago, our 14-year-old neighbor girl was sitting … Continue reading

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October Asset of the Month: Positive Family Communication

For a pdf of this information follow this link: October Asset of the Month OCTOBER Asset of the Month: POSITIVE FAMILY COMMUNICATION Young person and her or his parent(s) communicate positively, and young person is willing to seek advice and … Continue reading

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Project Cornerstone September 2013 Newsletter

Here is our September Newsletter, if you would like our newsletter sent to you directly please visit our website at www.projectcornerstone.org and look at the bottom right corner where you can sign up. Project Cornerstone – September 2013 Newsletter

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Building Developmental Assets through Change

by Elizabeth Franco Fall often brings change to many families; change in grade levels, change in schools, change in extracurricular activities.  We know that change is a part of life and that we should embrace it, but it can be … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER Asset of the Month: PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN SCHOOLING

SEPTEMBER Asset of the Month: PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN SCHOOLING Parent(s) are actively involved in helping young people succeed in school. The Importance of Parent Involvement in Schooling Research shows that youth whose parents are actively involved in their schooling are … Continue reading

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