March 29, 2011
A new poster from the National Center for Homeless Education and the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators helps unaccompanied young people determine if they're eligible for federal student aid.
March 28, 2011
The authors review the evidence behind mental health treatments for common conditions seen in sex trafficking victims.
March 23, 2011
A 2007 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services explored how social service programs can better serve young women who become victims of sex trafficking.
March 22, 2011
Teach your youth about voting rights and democracy as part of Rock the Vote's celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 26th Amendment, which gave young people the right to vote starting at age 18.
March 17, 2011
The authors of a study published last year make the case that many young prostitutes meet the federal definition of sex trafficking victims.
March 15, 2011
Curtis O. Porter, director of the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Division of Youth Services, answers questions about the recession's effect on youth homelessness and other topics in an interview with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration's Co-Occurring and Homeless Activities Branch.
March 14, 2011
The chief fundraiser for a youth-serving agency shares the steps she took to build a relationship with and secure a donation from one Arkansas company.
March 10, 2011
Youth-serving organizations around the country are part of the federal government's strategic plan to end homelessness in the United States. The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness has recommendations for communities creating their own strategic plans as part of the Opening Doors initiative.
March 9, 2011
An article published last year investigates the barriers to serving young victims of sex trafficking--and proposes possible solutions.
March 8, 2011
Know a program that aims to help adolescent victims of sex trafficking and that has been shown to have good outcomes? Nominate it for inclusion in the FindYouthInfo program directory.
March 7, 2011
Thousands of youth are trafficked in the United States every year. The Polaris Project offers several tools youth-serving organizations can use to prepare their staff members to serve these young people well.
March 3, 2011
Having sex for the first time in the early teen years may make some young people more at risk for sex trafficking. But this link can be prevented.
March 2, 2011
A young woman who left "the life" of prostitution tells NCFY what young victims of commercial sexual exploitation need: hope for the future, a sense of self-worth and adult role models worthy of trust and free of judgment.
March 1, 2011
NCFY attempts to answer the question "How many youth are trafficked in the United States each year?" Throughout March, we'll be looking at the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of young people.