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Youth Police Initiative: Building a bridge of understanding

Posted in Events, General, In The News

On Thursday evening, August 11th, LaSalle Albany hosted a program and dinner to congratulate all associated with completing a five-day Youth Police Initiative (YPI)  session held at the agency. “It was wonderful to see kids, police offices and families working together to improve their ability to work together and as a result, take important steps to improve our community,” remarked LaSalle Executive Director Bill Wolff, who emceed the event. The theme of for this YPI session – Building…

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Evangelist story: Hanner Center aids in helping boys

Posted in Brain Science Awareness, Events, General, In The News

In June 2016, Katie Lamanna, a staff writer for The Evangelist (newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany) came to LaSalle School to tour the campus and interview staff for a story focusing on what happens at LaSalle’s facilities to help troubled youth. The reopening of the agency’s newly renovated multi-purpose trauma training center – The George E. Hanner for Excellence and Lasallian Mission – was the backdrop for the story which was featured in the newspaper’s June…

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Wolff gives 853 testimony to NYS ed committees

Posted in ACEs Trauma and Response, Brain Science Awareness, General, In The News

On January 27, 2016, Bill Wolff, the executive director of Albany’s LaSalle School and the President of the NYS Coalition of 853 Schools testified to the NYS Legislature’s Joint Committees on Education Funding for increased funding for 853 Schools. Wolff did not read from his testimony. Rather he focused on a few statements and responded to questions afterward. What follows are his statements to the joint committee members: [The 853 Schools] appreciate the increasing awareness…

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TU highlights upcoming 853 School legislation

Posted in General, In The News, Residential Transformation

The difficulties faced by residential care agencies to care for youth and families was highlighted in a cover story appearing in the December 27, 2015 edition of the Albany Times Union. Schools for vulnerable: Institutions to help are finding themselves vulnerable as well was written by TU Education Reporter Bethany Bump, and begins with 15-year-old Georgia describing the dysfunctional home life that led to her being placed at The Charlton School, a residential care facility located in Burnt Hills, NY…

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LaSalle Senior Featured in The Record

Posted in In The News

One week before the June 26th graduation exercises, one senior talked to The Record newspapers on behalf of himself and his fellow grads for the story entitled “Grateful Graduate: LaSalle School senior credits teachers with giving him the tools to discover who he really is.”

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Featured In The NY NonProfit Press

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The NY NonProfit Press feataured ‘ACEs: Recovering from a Bad Hand’ as its April 2014 cover story. The story describes in detail the what ACEs are, risk factors, and a synopsis of presentations delivered to over 400 at the March 2014 Symposium on ACEs research held at the downtown campus of the University at Albany.

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