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Living the Assets: Youth in Government

The YMCA of Delaware is implementing YHP:IM40 across the state. Its popular Youth in Government program is just one way in which the YMCA is strengthening Delaware's adolescents, by focusing on the Developmental Assets.

Living the Assets: The MERIT Program

The 40 Development Assets are intertwined in the MERIT program in Sussex County high schools. MERIT, which stands for "Minority Engineering Regional Incentive Training," connects students with role models and builds their teamwork and leadership skills while they conduct science and engineering projects.