May 1, 2011
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month -- and with spring fever in the air, it's a good time for youth workers to talk to teens about responsible relationships, waiting to have sex, and contraception.
April 29, 2011
Researchers and entrepreneurs are investigating ways that youth workers can use social media to engage young people.
April 25, 2011
We follow up our earlier story about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu, which asked mentors and mentees to come out in honor of Global Youth Service Day and lend a hand at a local beach cleanup. The response, it turns out, was tremendous.
April 19, 2011
April is STD Awareness Month. Resources from the Get Your Test campaign and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will give you everything you need to encourage sexually active young people to get tested.
April 18, 2011
A new tool from the National Alliance to End Homelessness helps answer an important question: Does your community’s homeless assistance system move youth (and others) into permanent housing quickly and cost-effectively, and does it help them stay there?
April 14, 2011
Research shows that high quality service-learning can be an effective way to engage youth involved in risky behaviors.
April 12, 2011
The latest report to Congress on the Family and Youth Services Bureau's Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs is now available.
April 7, 2011
The authors surveyed a group of 15-year-olds across the country about their “sparks”—their deep passions or interests—and whether they had the support they needed to pursue them.
April 5, 2011
Representatives from Do Something and Youth Service America share the recipe for making community-service grant proposals rise to the top of the heap.