A Head Start Valentine.

Love, Cupid, hearts, chocolates, cards, and flowers are everywhere-it’s Valentine’s Day! On February 14, Americans celebrate love and friendship. But where did this holiday of affection come from? The origins of Valentine’s Day are murky. We do know...

Date Night On A Budget

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are some ways to celebrate this special day of love with your significant other and will make your wallet happy too. Movie Night! Not everyone has the time to sit down, relax and watch a movie with their...

Si Se Puede (Yes We Can)

Respect Without Violence was selected as the theme for the Si Se Puede Leadership program based on discussions with youth participating in the program regarding the increase in Violence to include Gun Violence in our Communities.  Youth identified drugs (Meth), gang...

5 Steps To Get Your GED (High School Equivalency)

Decide which test you want to take. Although the process is commonly referred to as “getting your GED,” GED is actually one of the tests you can take in the process of receiving your High School Equivalency certificate or HSE. In New Mexico, you have two...

A Day With Marcos

By Camerla Benavidez I only worked with Marcos for the last 2 years of his employment here at YDI.  My office was across from his. I would be at the office early in the morning and as soon as Marcos walked in, he would stop by my office and say, “did you have...