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ERIC Number: ED001542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jun
Pages: 3
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MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH, FACT SHEET NO. 1, OBJECTIVES AND PROGRAMS.
Mobilization for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.
MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH (MFY) IS A BROAD, COMMUNITY BASED, NONPROFIT, PRIVATE ORGANIZATION, ATTEMPTING TO REDUCE JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN THE LOWER EAST SIDE OF NEW YORK CITY BY PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR JUVENILES TO BEHAVE AS PRODUCTIVE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY. MFY PROVIDES YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING THROUGH ITS YOUTH JOB CENTER, AN URBAN YOUTH WORK CORPS, AND ON-THE-JOB TRAINING. MFY WORKS WITH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN THROUGH REMEDIATION AND GUIDANCE FOR PRESCHOOL AND UNSCHOOLED CHILDREN AND FOR DROPOUTS, INSTRUCTION, CONSULTATION, HOME-VISITING, AND MATERIAL FOR TEACHERS ARE ALSO PROVIDED. MFY WORKS WITH FAMILIES AND THE COMMUNITY TO PROVIDE CULTURAL, ATHLETIC, SOCIAL AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES AS WELL AS CENTERS FOR CONSULTATION AND AID IN WELFARE PROBLEMS AND HOUSING. RESEARCH AND EVALUATION ARE CARRIED ON BY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY TO STUDY JUVENILE DELINQUENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES AND TO EVALUATE MFY ACTION PROGRAMS.
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Authoring Institution: Mobilization for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)