Youth Programs


Este proyecto, es un programa piloto que se ofrece antes del arresto y está organizado por la comunidad local para jóvenes de 15 a 16 años de edad que se hayan visto involucrados en actos de violencia doméstica. Como alternativa a la detención de los menores de edad, el Proyecto de Transformación del Condado de Travis practica la justicia restaurativa para reparar los daños ocasionados, restaurar la conexión con la comunidad y evitar que se cometan otros actos de violencia en el futuro.

Travis County Transformation Project

A pre-arrest, community-based pilot program for 15 to 16-year-olds involved with family violence in the home. An alternative to juvenile detention, the Travis County Transformation Project uses restorative justice practices to repair harm, restore connection to community, and prevent future violence.

Amala Foundation Intergenerational Circle

Intergenerational Circles

Join us for Intergenerational Circles – a gathering for mindfulness, movement, and sharing facilitated by our teen leaders. This program invites all ages to connect, share facilitation, and leadership skills in a community setting. Why Intergenerational Circles?Mindfulness and connection transcend generations. Research indicates that intergenerational activities foster understanding and create a sense of community. Be …

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Amala Youth Summit

The Amala Youth Summit is a seven-day residential retreat providing diverse youth with a compassionate and encouraging space to connect and grow as emotionally intelligent leaders. Activate and build meaningful relationships, embrace diversity, and learn effective ways to address bigotry and prejudice. Why Amala Teen Summit?Youth leaders are the driving force for positive social change. …

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Circle Up

One of Amala Foundation’s flagship programs is Circle Up, which is an all-encompassing 9-month program designed to facilitate culturally relevant social-emotional learning and mindfulness practices throughout the school year. The program employs diverse trained facilitators who guide students, parents, administrators, and educators in weekly sessions in schools over a nine-month period. Through accessible mindfulness, sharing …

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Rise Up: Youth Leadership

Rise Up: Youth Leadership Development Program offers teenagers aged 15-19 unique opportunities to express themselves, make friends from different neighborhoods, and develop essential leadership skills. Why Rise Up?  Youth leadership is a catalyst for positive change. According to research, teens engaged in leadership development programs exhibit increased confidence and interpersonal skills. Rise Up provides a …

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