We gratefully acknowledge the
Grand Victoria Foundation
for their generous supportof the Teen Poverty and Youth Development Project.We also thank the following partners for their assistance in recruiting youth for participationin this project and for hosting survey distribution and/or focus groups:Catholic Charities of the Diocese of PeoriaChicago Area ProjectJobs for YouthLa Casa NorteLas Caras Lindas
Research: Andrea Ray, Elizabeth Clary, and Helen Edwards — Mid-America Institute on Povertyof Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human RightsWriting: Andrea Ray and Gina GuillemetteEditing: Amy Rynell and Amy TerpstraDesign and print: Graphix Products, Inc.Suggested citation: The Mid-America Institute on Poverty of Heartland Alliance. (2007, July).
Illinois Youth — Ready for life?
This report can be downloaded from http://www.heartlandalliance.org/maip
The Night MinistrySouthern Illinois Regional Social ServicesTomorrow’s Builders YouthBuild Charter SchoolUCAN YouthBuild Rockford