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Primary Sources: Monitoring, Measuring and Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy

August 25, 2009

 The latest research on preventing pregnancy among adolescents examines trends in the teen birth rate.

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Right on the Money: Going After Grants—Are the Time and Effort Always Worth It?

August 15, 2009

Nothing in life is free, and that holds true for grants. When deciding whether or not to seek funding from a foundation, government agency or corporation, busy youth-service professionals need to weigh the costs and benefits of writing the grant proposal.

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Bright Idea: Give Your Program a Facelift on a Budget

August 5, 2009

 Youth programs should be fun, homey places, but many organizations don't have the cash to redecorate. To help our readers brighten up their spaces, we spoke to interior designer Inola Walston of Frederick, MD, about how to redecorate for pennies.

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