November 30, 2010
Recently, we featured a study that explored how homeless youth who abuse substances cope with street life. In this installment of Primary Sources, we take a closer look at the role of substance abuse in homeless young people’s lives, and strategies to engage them in healthier behavior.
November 29, 2010
Volunteer-led drives increase an organization’s network of donors while pulling in more resources than most individuals could raise on their own.
November 24, 2010
An attic in Washington, DC, gets a makeover thanks to poetry, Positive Youth Development and group art-making.
November 23, 2010
New research suggests that substance-abusing homeless youth can cope with trauma and the stressors of being on the street by problem-solving and distracting themselves with alternative activities.
November 18, 2010
A new article in the journal Youth & Society identifies the factors that make Native American youth more or less likely to get into trouble for violent behavior.
November 14, 2010
NCFY responds to the question: "What resources are there for people who'd like to start a youth shelter in their community?"
November 11, 2010
A new article from the Justice Policy Institute tackles why it makes sense to invest in trauma-informed care for children and youth.
November 4, 2010
Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has a message for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth suffering from bullying and intolerance: They are not alone, and it will get better.