Help Rewrite the Scripts of Youth at Echo Glen Children’s Center

Help Rewrite the Scripts of Youth at Echo Glen Children’s Center
Help Rewrite the Scripts of Youth at Echo Glen Children’s Center
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Echo Glen is a Washington State Juvenile Detention facility and a school operated by the Issaquah School District. There are approximately 125 youth as young as 10 and up to 20 years old that come from every part of the state; all have great untapped potential. National studies show that 80 to 85% of young people in the juvenile justice system have at one time been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect or other childhood trauma. This seems to be a continuous cycle – one that Echo Glen staff is determined to break. These kids crave positive attention from adults and need good role models. Nearly all have dangerously low self-esteem. Just by showing up, you make a HUGE impact with these at-risk youth. Please consider joining us in breaking the cycle and helping the youth to visualize their futures as positive contributing adults in society. Here’s what current volunteers are doing: http://www.echoglen.org
Background checks are required and you must over 21 to interact with the youth, but prep work can be done by any age or group.

10/01/18
Work with kids, Arts, Work with teens, On-going volunteer opportunity
Adults, College, Seniors
Friends of Echo Glen
http://www.echoglen.org
Susan
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