The community is invited to the Youth Worker Cafe on March 19 at the Crawfordsville District Public Library.

The cafe, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., is for all youth workers, parents, community leaders, youth ministers, educators, counselors, others working to impact the well-being of local youth and those interested in this topic.

This month's topic is "Building Bridges Between Cultures." Youth workers will be given advice for working with Hispanic youth.

The cost is free and lunch will be provided by the Indiana Youth Institute.

RSVP by noon on Monday, March 18 to Rachel Leach at or call 317-745-6496. For more information about this café contact Lela Smith, IYI Central Field Representative, or 866-431-5752.

Those is attendance are encouraged to bring business cards and brochures to share during the networking time.

The Youth Worker Cafe is community partners with Children's Bureau, Inc., Department of Child Services, A.H.E.A.D. Coalition and Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau.

Youth Worker Cafés are meetings that bring together local youth workers, faith-based leaders, educators, and community leaders to build relationships and inspire collaborations that help kids.

The Indiana Youth Institute promotes the healthy development of Indiana children and youth by serving the people, institutions and communities that impact their well-being.