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IYI's monthly column published by the Indianapolis Star and other Indiana media covers important youth issues.   

News Releases about IYI activities and youth issues.

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The Kids Count Radio Show airs weekly on several stations around the state. Listen to experts on important youth topics.


Kids Count Minutes public service announcements.


WFYI Radio Interviews WFYI
A quick, informative conversation about child development issues airs the first Monday or Tuesday of each month on WFYI Public Radio in Indianapolis. Listen to IYI President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz discuss these topics with WFYI’s Sharon Alseth.


Decline of Sports Leagues

Organized youth sports teams can have a positive effect on healthy youth development, yet participation in youth baseball, football, basketball and soccer leagues declined by 4 percent between 2008-2012. Find out more about the numerous benefits of youth sports participation in this radio interview with WFYI and IYI President & CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz and in IYI's Monthly Column for July.

Listen to past WFYI interviews:

June - Mayors and Mentoring

May - Summer Employment

March - Poverty, Inequality and Opportunity


Kids Count Minutes in Spanish

The Kids Count Minutes public service announcements for this summer include 5 messages about college access in Spanish.



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Contact: Niccole Caan, Media Manager
317-396-2737, 1-800-343-7060 x 2737.



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