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A Nonprofit 501 (c) (3) Organization and Public Charity

859.494.3677      www.youthalert.us     info@youthalert.us


Our Mission: “To bring about a ten-percent reduction in youth violence, bullying, and abuse, through volunteerismeducation, and teamwork and the improve the health of children and youth.”

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About Us

YouthAlert! (YA!) is a group of concerned and caring youth and adults from many parts of American society whose purpose is help to bring about a 10 percent reduction in youth violence and bullying up to 24 years of age. All of YouthAlert! (YA!) initiatives are educational only and rooted in volunteerism.YouthAlert (YA!)'s initiatives are not political, financial, religious or judgmental.

YouthAlert! (YA!) and Win The War! Against Violence (WTWAV) are dba's of War Against Violence Corporation (WAVC), a Nonprofit Public Charity incorporated in the State of Kentucky on March, 14, 2008. Kentucky State ID # 0688025. DUNS # 969082895. Kentucky Secretary of State Organization Search


YouthAlert! (YA!) is Tax Exempt under I.R.S. Code 501 (c) (3). Employee Identification Number (EIN)/Federal Tax Identification Number (FID) is 27-5333413. Effective date of exemption is March 14, 2008. I.R.S. Exempt Organization Check Pub. 78 Data Link

 

YouthAlert! (YA!) hopes to aid in the instruction and training of individuals for the purpose of improving their lives and help fully develop their capabilities in the area of violence, bulling prevention and healthy lifestyles for children and youth.

 

YouthAlert! (YA!) also hopes to instruct the public at large on subjects useful to individuals and beneficial to their community.

 

There may be times when YouthAlert! (YA!) offers particular viewpoints. But it does not merely present a view point, it also intends to offer sufficiently full and fair exposition of pertinent facts to permit an individual or the public to form and independent opinion or conclusion.


YouthAlert! (YA!) intends conduct public discussion groups, forums, panels, lectures and other similar programs to meet these ends.

 

YouthAlert! (YA!) is a public charity serving the public interest not anyone's private interests. All private benefits are incidental ones. We do not allow more than an insubstantial accrual of private benefit to individual or organizations. And no part of YouthAlert! (YA!)'s net earnings inure to the benefit of any insider.


YouthAlert! (YA!) does not directly or indirectly participate in, or intervene in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) a candidate for public office.

 YouthAlert! (YA!) spending structure:


Administrative and Fundraising Costs per Dollar

Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance Recommendation for Charities $.35

USA Office of Personnel Management Recommendation for Charities $.25

YouthAlert! (YA!) $.10

YouthAlert! (YA!) is one of the 1,300 Better Business Bureau (BBB) Nationally Accredited charities. YouthAlert! (YA!) meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a BBB Wise Giving Alliance Seal Holder.

 

http://www.bbb.org/charity-reviews/louisville/children-and-youth/war-against-violence-corporation-in-lexington-ky-40409

YouthAlert! (YA!) is GuideStar Exchange Platinum Participant nationally. The Highest Level of Recognition Offered by GuideStar. GuideStar is the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.


http://www.guidestar.org/organizations/27-5333413/win-war-against-violence.aspx

YouthAlert! (YA!) - Win The War! Against Violence is and NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSCO) in the United Nations. 2 Pages PDF

YouthAlert! (YA!) - Win The War! Against Violence is associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI). Accreditation with other UN entities: WHO, UNDCP, UNHRC, UNICEF, UNESCO.

YouthAlert! (YA!) - Win The War! Against Violence is a member of The United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA). UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation.
YouthAlert! (YA!) is a member of SHAPE America. Shape America – Society of Health and Physical Educators is committed to ensuring all children have the opportunity to lead healthy, physically active lives. As the nation's largest membership organization of health and physical education professionals.

Governing Board Members


Douglas A. Wain

Douglas Safety Corporation, 2711 Barbados Lane, Lexington, KY, 40509-9508
Elisa Wain

Educator, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY , 2711 Barbados Lane, Lexington, KY 40509-9508


Diane Turner Minnifield


Fayette County Attorney's Office, 110 W. Vine Street Lexington, KY 40507


Advisory Board Members




Hatim Omar, MD

Professor, Pediatrics & Obstetrics/Gynecology, Division of Adolescent Medicine Chief , Children's Miracle Network Chair, UK Healthcare, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine and Young Parents Program, KY Clinic, Rm. J422, Lexington, KY 40536-0284



Stu Silberman


Executive Director, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Security Trust Building, 271 West Short Street, Suite 202, Lexington, KY 40507

 

Tom Shelton, PhD
Executive Director
Kentucky Association of School Superintendents

260 Democrat Drive
Frankfort KY 40601

(502) 783-2719 Office
(859) 351-6884 Mobile
Tom Shelton, PhD
Executive Director
Kentucky Association of School Superintendents

260 Democrat Drive
Frankfort KY 40601

(502) 783-2719 Office
(859) 351-6884 Mobile


Tom Shelton PhD.

Executive Director, Kentucky Association of School Superintendents, 260 Democrat Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601