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Nina Menis

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Nina M. Menis serves as CEO & Executive Director of KidsMatter. Nina grew up in Naperville and enjoyed raising a family in Naperville. Nina has worked in advancement for both public and private P-20 educational institutions and area nonprofits for more than 30 years. Contact Nina (pronounced nine-eh) at nina@kidsmatter2us.org or (630) 864-3974.

KidsMatter 2 Us – Volunteer Fair is set for October 17

This is my favorite time of year! Back-to-School time is a great opportunity for a fresh start, new school supplies, new friends, and opportunities...

KidsMATTER 2 Us – Students learn leadership via KidsMatter

Years ago, KidsMatter recommended that students have an opportunity to serve on Naperville Boards and Commissions. Why? KidsMatter knows that it is important for...

KidsMATTER 2 Us – Students as leaders

For the past six months, this space has been devoted to informing readers about KidsMatter and its mission to build resilient kids who say...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Sleep and mental health

We know babies cry when they are tired, but how do we recognize the need for sleep with our teens? Sleep and mental health...

KidsMATTER 2 Us – Mental health awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we invite you to help us spread the word about ways that we all can protect our...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Importance of relationships

Recently KidsMatter and the Naperville Police Department co-hosted a Community and Parent Forum, “Protecting Our Children: Understanding and Monitoring Youth Mental Health.” The panel...

KidsMATTER 2 Us – ‘Development Assets’

Edward Hospital created KidsMatter (formerly known as the Naperville Youth Development Coalition) as a community-wide prevention health strategy to combat teenage destructive behaviors. In...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Join the movement

As KidsMatter is celebrating our 20th Anniversary, it has given me the opportunity to learn more about how it began and our work of...

KidsMATTER 2 Us – Join the movement

The last few years have shown us how important it is to care for our health, especially our mental health. The pandemic has created...

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