Guess What's Back? Rye Youth Council Family Trivia Night! Sign up today to secure your spot and do your best to be the 2022 Rye Trivia Master. Enjoy the fun during seven rounds of varying challenge levels -- trivia questions for all ages! Prizes awarded to winners of each round - Bonus win for the final Rye Trivia round!
We are happy to announce the launch of RYC Restore, counseling and referral services for local families. To learn more, email Restore@ryeyouthcouncil.org
Activist Academy - Coming of Age at Intersections - A read-aloud and Q&A with guest speaker Neema Avashia for kids ages 11-18. February 28th, 6:30pm via Zoom. For teens and parents to learn about and discussing what it means to grow up with intersecting marginalized identities. A collaboration of RYC, pRYEde Community Group, Rye Free Reading Room
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Watch the highlights from our 3rd annual Rainbow Fun Run!
Rye Youth Council's support of young people in our community has not waivered during the pandemic. Watch our programs in action! Special thanks to MH Montages for creating this wonderful video.
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
Watch as RYC Youth Educator teaches SEL topics to 3rd and 4th graders.
Social Emotional Learning article, by Jess Lodato, RYC Youth Educator
Little kids have big ears, and our adolescents take in more than they let on. Our kids hear us even when we think they can’t or aren’t paying attention. This is something for adults to be aware of as we head into an uncertain and unfamiliar school year with the anxiety of COVID-19.
Please click here for a listing of COVID-19 resources including a resource for no-cost mental health sessions from community professionals.
Allison Chader, co-president
Elyssa Gray, co-president
Laura Kovacs, M.Ed., co-president
Elisabeth Thorington, treasurer
Marnie White, LCSW
RYC Employment Services Team (RYCES)
Laura Kovacs, M.Ed.
Ex Officio Advisors
Lisa Ruderman Chen
M. Kim O’Connor, LCSW
Rye Youth Council engages, educates and empowers youth, strengthens family, and builds community. We focus on promoting social and emotional learning and mental well-being of young people in our community.
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