Housing is not the problem, it’s housing stability

Housing is not the problem, it’s housing stability

Housing is not the problem, it’s housing stability The image that comes to mind when picturing what homelessness looks like usually doesn’t include a child. However, according to a 2018 report by Advocates for Children of New York, there are more than 114,000...
Why is Afterschool Essential?

Why is Afterschool Essential?

School is the main priority for most kids. However, according to Jen Rinehart, VP for policy and research at the Afterschool Alliance, kids only spend about 20% of their time in school. So what about the other 80%? With such a relatively small amount of time spent in...
The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

Every holiday season we gather with friends, family, delicious foods, and we are reminded to be grateful. But what exactly does it mean to be grateful? Gratitude can be hard to define – is it an emotion, a behavior, a personality trait? Although landing on an...
MINDFULNESS.  Rethinking wellness at DMF Youth.

MINDFULNESS. Rethinking wellness at DMF Youth.

MINDFULNESS. Rethinking wellness at DMF Youth. When you look at the #mindfulness hashtag on Instagram, you would think mindfulness is impossibly fit yoga instructors or effortlessly designed bohemian bedrooms. Mindfulness, however, is much more than a wellness trend....
First Week Highlights And Sponsorship!

First Week Highlights And Sponsorship!

DMF Youth is one week in to our fall programming and nearly 100 children attending Title 1 schools and/or living in homeless shelters are dancing their hearts out and learning valuable life skills that will help them thrive in and out of the classroom.  This fall we...
Send a child to camp!

Send a child to camp!

Happy July from DMF Youth! Today, we start our 4th annual summer camp!  Though this year, we are kicking it up a notch and partnering with Two Bridges Neighborhood Council to offer a SEVEN week camp to over 30 at-risk youth!  Two Bridges has been serving...

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