18 Aug A Letter from the CEO

Can you believe we are already at the midway point in the calendar year? At the YOC we just kicked off a new fiscal year at the beginning of July. We believe this will be a year full of growth and hope for the future. Every...

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18 Aug Reading is a Game Changer

It should come as not surprise that current research consistently shows that low reading levels in children affect high school dropout rates, involvement in criminal activity, and the probability that at-risk youth will remain in the criminal justice system throughout their adult life. When youth arrive...

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20 Sep The Coach Approach

When now-retired Circuit Court Judge Steve Caldemeyer approached his longtime friend and architect Bob Taylor with an idea to revolutionize the treatment of troubled children, the idea would quickly turn into reality. In 1989, the two friends began researching more progressive ways to house and...

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20 Sep Youth Leadership Summit

Throughout the year, the YOC's dedicated staff members teach life skills and help build self-confidence in the children in their care.  Just because itís summer break doesnít mean that the learning stops. Each summer the YOC campus is humming with activities and enrichment opportunities for...

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