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This brief is a one in a series providing community leaders and rapid re-housing providers with information on how they can use different…
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Success Stories

2014 Top Places to Work

Valley Youth House was among thirty companies in the Lehigh Valley to receive the
2014 Morning Call Top Places to Work award and was also a Special Award recipient
for its training. Annette Duranso, President and CEO of Valley Youth House stated,
“Receiving this award only validates my sense of what wonderful qualities Valley Youth
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The toughest tests come outside the classroom.  Read about Emilia in
Sheer Determination - Forging ahead in spite of it all
in the Winter 2013
edition of the Northampton Community College magazine.


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Kayla Avitabile

Our Youth Artist in Residence, Kayla Avitabile, appeared on WFMZ's Music Mondays with Eve Tannery and Jaciel Cordoba.  Click here to watch WFMZ's segment featuring the 14 year old singer and songwriter.

Kayla performed at the Festif Part Trois, a family fun event that combined cycling, food, and fun while supporting Valley Youth House's innovative, experiential… read more >


A Partnership in Action!

Chloe Le, a local high school student and artist, works with all mediums but most often chooses acrylic, (colored) pencil, or charcoal.  Although she paints all subjects, Chloe likes to focus on portraits of influential female celebrities who serve as good role models or her Instagram followers as a 'thank you for your support' drawing.

Besides selling her artwork online at Artcinno and donating the proceeds, Chloe also donates her… read more >