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David Meyers works in the area of youth leadership with a focus on supporting youth in foster care and the families and institutions that serve them. For the last three years, Meyers has led youth and foster family projects, including Embark, Embrace, CollegeBound, and Near Peer. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the School of Social Work.
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Program coordinators from across the state learned more about the GeorgiaLEADS program during an orientation session on February 19 and 20 at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development in Athens, Georgia. Sixteen program coordinators and volunteers from the 10 pilot communities and two pilot regions attended the training to receive further details about the GeorgiaLEADS rollout and implementation process, the roles and responsibilities of program coordinators at the local level, and best practices for program management.
Athens, Ga. —The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development seeks qualified applications for a full-time, non-tenure track public service faculty member. This faculty position will focus on nonprofit and community-based providers of youth development services.
Applications are due by March 23, 2015, and will start on or after May 1, 2015. A brief position description follows and includes a link to the detailed announcement for the position.
Athens, Ga. — Cyekeia Lee of the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) will present a lecture on January 22 at 10 a.m. in the UGA Chapel entitled Understanding Youth Homelessness on College Campuses. She will discuss ways that higher educational institutions and communities can support these young people.