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Right on the Money: Five Keys to Fundraising Success

February 28, 2011

Advice for struggling youth-serving organizations, from Boys & Girls Clubs of America's chief fundraiser.

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Keeping Teens Safe in the Social Networking Era

February 25, 2011

Advice for youth workers on how to protect young people from cyber stalking and other electronic manifestations of relationship abuse.

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Federal Law Strengthens its Focus on Preventing and Addressing Teen Dating Violence

February 23, 2011

The reauthorized Family Violence Prevention and Services Act’s primary purposes include preventing dating violence and domestic violence as well as providing shelter and a supportive services for victims of abuse.

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Host a National Youth Summit 'Watch Party'

February 22, 2011

Young people are invited to virtually take part in a discussion about how the United States can meet its goal of leading the world in college completion by 2020.

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Dating-Violence Fact Sheets for Teens

February 17, 2011

These resources help teens identify and deal with dating violence and abuse.

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Primary Sources: Can a Neighborhood Stop Dating Violence?

February 16, 2011

Teens in urban Chicago were studied to determine how often dating violence happens, who suffers, and whether communities can play a role in stopping it.

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Two NCFY Podcasts Give a Youth Perspective on Dating Violence

February 10, 2011

What can youth workers--and the young people they work with--do about dating violence? Two NCFY podcasts give a youth perspective on the answer to that question.

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Primary Sources: What Makes a Child More Likely to Experience Dating Abuse as a Teen?

February 9, 2011

A study published last year traces the relationship between teen dating violence and children’s earlier family life and behavior

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Bright Idea: Hooking Up With Teens to Promote Healthy Relationships

February 8, 2011 aims to take teen-dating-violence prevention out of the classroom and into the realm of young people’s Internet-infused lives.

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My Paper Boyfriend

February 4, 2011

In a new online game from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and the Dibble Institute for Marriage Education, teens create an imaginary boyfriend – and then get quizzed on their relationship skills.

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Ask NCFY: Transitional Living Program Funding

February 2, 2011

The next funding opportunity announcement for the Transitional Living Program will be released in summer 2012.

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 1, 2011

NCFY shares five ways to learn more about dating violence, a widespread problem among youth.  

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