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Meet Katalina: A KYC Superhero

Nine-year-old Katali­na knew when the pan­dem­ic hit, she want­ed to do some­thing to sup­port oth­ers. She brain­stormed with her mom,…

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By Don­na Boguslavsky, KYC Com­mu­ni­ty Col­lab­o­ra­tion Project AssociateThe Com­mu­ni­ty Col­lab­o­ra­tion team was proud to rep­re­sent the Ken­neth Young Cen­ter (KYC)…

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COVID-19 Protocol for Clients Coming to the Elk Grove Village Office

6.16.2020 For the health and safe­ty of our clients and staff, Ken­neth Young Cen­ter is enact­ing the fol­low­ing safe­ty pro­ce­dures…

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2020 Virtual Hustle for Health 5K Official Event Video

In lieu of an in-person gathering, KYC celebrates the 2020 Virtual Hustle for Health 5K with a video honoring the event and all those who support it.

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A Message from Our CEO & Chair of the Board

Dear KYC Community,In light of the recent protests nation­wide, as the Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer and Chair of the Board for…

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Ways to Make School at Home Easier During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By, Mar­i­anne Rogen­s­ki, KYC Pre­ven­tion SpecialistMany of us are now work­ing from home and that might mean we are shar­ing…

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Thank You, KYC Supporters!

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, members of our communities have stepped up to the plate to support KYC.

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Community Communication: COVID-19 Update

April 1, 2020Dear KYC Community,In keep­ing with the Gov­er­nor’s stay at home order, KYC will con­tin­ue to oper­ate pro­grams and ser­vices…

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Dealing with Stress and a "New Normal"

As we're taking steps to protect our physical health, we must also care for our mental and emotional health.

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Masculinity and Socialization: Tips for Building Adult Relationships

By, Rebe­caa Ogle, MSW, LCSWOver the past cou­ple of years, I’ve noticed a con­cern­ing trend amongst men in their 20’s and 30’s:…

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