Nebraska & Argentina

“Safe Spaces” Learning Event – Youth Panel

Six former foster youth from the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation and the the Asociación Civil Doncel in Argentina share their insights on peer mentoring initiatives for youth in care. This discussion was part of a learning exchange between the two organizations made possible through (Re)Connecting Youth, an IYF initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

“Safe Spaces” Learning Event – Highlights

“Trust us… we have so much power and light within us.” Jasmín, a youth advocate with the Asociación Civil Doncel, provides recommendations for practitioners working with foster youth at a (Re)Connecting Youth learning event. Watch the highlights from Jasmin’s conversation with five other young people from Doncel and the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, as part of a learning exchange made possible through (Re)Connecting Youth, an IYF initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

“Safe Spaces” Learning Event – Practitioner Panel

Watch as practitioners from the Asociación Civil Doncel, the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, and other youth-serving organizations share their insights on promoting the development of safe spaces for foster youth during a (Re)Connecting Youth learning event in Omaha, Nebraska. An initiative of IYF, (Re)Connecting Youth is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

Supporting Care Leavers in Argentina and Beyond

What role can authentic youth engagement play in addressing the needs of former foster youth? Learn more as youth and adult representatives of Nebraska Children and Families Foundation travel to Argentina to exchange lessons with Doncel Asociación Civil. The exchange was facilitated by (Re)Connecting Youth, an IYF initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Entrevista: Florencia Renda, Santander Río, Argentina

En Argentina, los Centros Pescar, establecidos dentro de las empresas, brindan a los jóvenes de escasos recursos capacitación en habilidades técnicas y para la vida, junto con apoyo para la colocación laboral. En este video, Florencia Renda, Gerente de Proyectos de RSE en Santader Río, explica por qué el banco eligió asociarse con la Fundación Pescar y los beneficios para los jóvenesbeneficiarios y los empleados, que sirven como mentores y capacitadores.

Entrevista: Valère Lourme, Volvo Trucks, Argentina

En Argentina, los Centros Pescar, establecidos dentro de las empresas, brindan a los jóvenes de escasos recursos capacitación en habilidades técnicas y para la vida, junto con apoyo para la colocación laboral. En este video, Valère Lourme, Jefe de Mercadotecnia y Comunicaciones de Volvo Trucks-Argentina, habla de los beneficios para la empresa, los empleados y los jóvenes participantes de este enfoque integrado.