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Youth and Adult Leaders Team Up to Map Youth Supports

It seemed like a simple request: As part of a community-wide mission to get all young people ready by 21, leaders in Wilson County (NC) asked for a list of supports available for youth and families. What they found was a hodgepodge of lists that were out of date, incomplete and overlapping.
Information Update
June 22, 2012
 

A crucial plan to build a map of local services for young people was headed for a plodding start because of a database nightmare.

Then someone pointed to the kids in the room. This week several local teens started turning the mess of files into a single database, working in partnership with adult leaders who know how to get things moving.

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