Sedgwick Daniels: The Many Benefits of Youth Centers

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Sedgwick Daniels: The Many Benefits of Youth Centers

  1. 1. The Many Benefits of Youth Centers Sedgwick Daniels
  2. 2. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth CentersSedgwick Daniels, Pastor at the Holy Redeemer Church of God in Christ inMilwaukee, Wisconsin, has been involved in a number of charitable endeavors,including the creation of a youth center. Youth centers offer a number ofimportant benefits to a community.
  3. 3. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth Centers1. Youth centers provide teenagers a place to congregate while remaining underadult supervision, keeping them off the streets and out of trouble.
  4. 4. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth Centers2. A youth center offers a connection to the community that might nototherwise be available to youngsters.
  5. 5. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth Centers3. Through youth center activities, children who don’t have access to strongparental figures or other positive adult role models can form mentoringrelationships with youth center counselors.
  6. 6. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth Centers4. Children can learn important life skills through youth center activities thatcan benefit them throughout their lives.
  7. 7. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth Centers5. For parents, youth centers can serve as valuable partners to assist them in thechild-raising process, particularly in single-parent households or when longwork hours limit the time necessary for a strong parent-child relationship.
  8. 8. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth Centers6. Many youth centers take part in community projects in which theparticipating children learn the value of giving back to the community and theimportance of helping others who may be less fortunate.
  9. 9. Sedgwick Daniels: The ManyBenefits of Youth Centers7. Youth centers can help improve academic performance by partnering withnearby schools.

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