Youth Empowerment

Before we attempt to discuss youth empowerment we need to list some of the youth’s most common challenges they will endure on their life journey; as follows: not sure what they want to do with their life, education, knowledge, understanding, peer pressure, acceptance and or try to fit-in, violence’s, drugs, alcohol, suicide, employment, parents, sibling’s, religious belief, morality, teen pregnancy, social skills, health and welfare, clothing, food, personal hygiene, disrespected, pre-judge by others, and etc…
This is just a short list, as you may notice. It was designed to be an inconclusive list.

Now, we are ready to discuss Youth Empowerment.


1. Parents, why do you think your youth act and or do the things they do?
2. Parents, do you talk with your youth about teen pregnancy, drugs, and alcohol?
3.  Parents, did you discuss with your youth about their goals in life?


Parents, the next generation, and our youths are in your hands. They are our future leaders, and you must teach them about responsibility, morality, and social skills, starting at their alpha.
Our youth has a shortage of education, knowledge, and understanding.

Therefore, the parent must teach their youth starting in the home. We need our parents to be the parents of their youth and not their friends. Parents need to be mentors and constantly discuss with their children about drugs, alcohol, suicide, peer pressure, teen pregnancy, and life goals. Let your youth know you are supportive of their dreams. Please encourage your child to come and talk with you, about any subject on their mind.

Remember, parents, be honest and sincere when talking with your youth. When a parent takes time and talks with their youth, they are preparing them to resist peer pressure, drugs, alcohol, suicide, fitting-in, violence, and teen pregnancy; which will enable our youth to build self-esteem and think proactively.

Furthermore, having a parent-child relationship is very important for the parent who wants their youth to become a respectful, productive adult. Remember, parents, your youth is the most profound investment of your life! Parents can make a difference by nourishing their youth, with wholesome information, that will help them become future leaders. If every parent and guardian feeds their youth to become leaders and not followers, our world will be a better place for the next generation and beyond. It’s not too late! Think about it a moment…

“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” – Ella W. Wilcox.

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