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Nina Menis

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 – Explore a healthcare career this summer

The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that from 2022 to 2032 the healthcare and social assistance sector is projected to grow faster than...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Building healthy cell phone habits in tweens and teens

Do your teens suffer from “nomophobia,” or the fear of being without their phones? Classified as a behavioral addiction by researchers, the effects of...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Make kindness count this February

Update, Feb. 15, 2024 / Naperville’s Collaborative Youth Team celebrates stories of kindness during visits to various locations February 14-20. KidsMatter and the Collaborative Youth...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Make winter time a family time

Winter can be a great time to make memories with your family. The days may be dark and dreary, or it may be cold...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Achievement pressure and mental health

Mental health issues in young people have grown and researchers have begun to look at the relationship between achievement pressure and mental health. As...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Teen employment provides growth and opportunity

Update, Jan. 2, 2023 / KidsMatter in partnership with the Naperville Park District presents the annual Community Job Fair from 10AM to 1PM on...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Social media usage and its effect on youth mental health

Steps for addressing social media at home Tik Tok, Snapchat, Instagram … these are names of popular youth social media platforms that were never in...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Teens making a difference: The Three Pillars Initiative comes to Naperville

Is your teen passionate about helping others? Do they take part in school and community fundraisers? Do they like to volunteer their time with...

KidsMatter 2 Us – The win-win-win of volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to show support for an important cause, a way to get to know others who share your values and...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Exploring teen mental health… from the other side of the desk

While mental health issues in teens have been well-documented in recent years, one effect of the mental health crisis has been a shortage of...

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