News Archives

News Archives

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Primary Sources: Why Do Homeless Youth Choose to Visit Drop-In Centers?

June 27, 2011

Researchers looked at what factors predict whether homeless young people, ages 15-20, use a drop-in center.

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Right on the Money: Garnering Community Support for Your Special Events

June 24, 2011

When the curtain went up on the fifth annual “Dance with the Stars & Conway’s Got Talent” show, there wasn’t an empty seat in the house. Thelma Moton, executive director of Choosing to Excel, the organization that hosted the event, gives tips on getting folks to come to your special event.

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Videos Give Tips for Serving LGBTQ Homeless Youth

June 22, 2011

“Larkin Street Stories: Serving Homeless LGBTQ Youth” is a three-part video series offering tips on best practices for providers serving LGBTQ homeless youth.

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Primary Sources: African American Teen Fathers' Perspectives on Fatherhood

June 17, 2011

Researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 30 African American fathers, ages 14 to 19 years old, to learn how this group felt about fatherhood.

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Summer Jobs for Youth

June 16, 2011

YouthGO Portal helps youth access summer jobs and internships in the great outdoors.

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Bright Idea: Getting Young Men to Focus on Health

June 14, 2011

A youth program asks NCFY how it can capitalize on Men's Health Month in June to solve a perennial problem: getting more young men involved.

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Primary Sources: Why Are Homeless Youth Victimized?

June 10, 2011

Recent research explores why some homeless youth are physically or sexually victimized.

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Dating Violence and LGBT Teens

June 8, 2011

New materials specifically targeted to addressing intimate partner abuse in LGBT relationships.

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Look Beneath the Surface

June 6, 2011

A new informational video created by the Campaign to Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking asks youth workers to “Look Beneath the Surface.”

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Primary Sources: Breaking the Cycle of Teen Fatherhood

June 3, 2011

New research explores why sons of teen dads tend to be teen fathers themselves.

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Q&A: Chloe Noble from Operation Shine America on Grassroots Groups Collaborating With State and National Organizations

June 2, 2011

We spoke with Chloe Noble, the young founding director of Operation Shine America, to learn more about the strategies her organization has used to create effective collaborations with more established organizations.

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Webinar on Healthy Relationships

June 1, 2011

A new webinar on promoting healthy relationships is available free online from the Office of Adolescent Health.

9-5 pm Eastern