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The Youth ChalleNGe (YC) program provides a second-chance opportunity to Delaware at-risk youth. Now entering its 5th session partnered with the Capital Guardian Youth Challenge Academy, the DNG YC program has been able to successfully assist and graduate 44 Cadets. Our Cadets have moved on to pursue higher education, seek employment, and some have joined the military. Mentor/Mentee relationships are key to supporting the Cadet’s success.

See informational flyer below. Anyone interested to be considered, please complete and submit the Mentor Application (download link below) to the Program POC: Mrs. Karen Hughes.

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NOTE FOR DNG TECHNICIANS: The Adjutant General has approved up to three days cumulative time for technicians providing direct support to the Youth ChalleNGe program in a Mentor role. Technicians should contact Ms. Hughes for further direction
from HRO. This is subject to supervisor concurrence of the employee’s participation. HRO Contact is Lt Col Dave Rice.

Mrs. Karen M. Hughes
Youth ChalleNGe Program Counselor Liaison

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