Since 2000, the KIDS COUNT USVI Data Book has been compiled and published each year by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands. The USVI KIDS COUNT Data Book provides information on and documents challenges to child well-being in the U.S.V.I. Its purpose is to promote dialogue
Service is giving to others, making a difference in their lives. You consider their needs as important as your own. Be helpful without waiting to be asked. Do you perform every job with excellence? When you act with a spirit of service, you can change the world.
Loyalty is staying true to someone. It is standing up for something you believe in without wavering. It is being faithful to your family, country, school, friends or ideals when the going gets tough as well as when things are good.
If you've seen one Caribbean island, you've seen them all. St. Thomas, St. Kitts, you're all the same. But they are not all the same, and the differences add up to a critical challenge in defining the Virgin Islands' response to the emerging crisis.
Courage is bravery in the face of fear. You do the right thing even when it is hard or scary. When you are courageous, you don't give up. You try new things. You admit your mistakes. Courage is the strength in your heart.