November 29, 2011
The National Center for Homeless Education's Local Homeless Education Liaison Toolkit will help you understand the federal act that mandates access to education for homeless children and youth and how it's being put into practice.
November 28, 2011
With only 2,400 practicing Native American physicians in the United States, Tribal populations are among the least-represented in the health care field. Several initiatives are trying to change that.
November 23, 2011
Our exclusive interview with Barbara Poppe, executive director of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, about federal efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness by 2020.
November 22, 2011
New measures from the largest evaluator of U.S. charities rate nonprofits' willingness to explain their actions to the public and make available information about their inner workings.
November 21, 2011
Three runaway and homeless youth programs in Washington, DC, talk about how hiring youth as street outreach workers can prepare them for future jobs.
November 18, 2011
By partnering with local libraries, youth shelters can greatly expand the variety of services they offer while simultaneously connecting young people to an essential community resource.
November 17, 2011
A new article aims to fill a void by seeing if three commonly used theories can explain differences in substance use among Native young people.
November 16, 2011
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Executive Director Barbara Poppe spoke directly to staff of runaway and homeless youth programs in a webinar meant to introduce them to Opening Door, the federal government’s program to end homelessness.
November 15, 2011
With 564 Federally recognized Tribes in the United States, each with its own culture and history, building your organization’s ability to work with Native youth can feel overwhelming. Here are some tips for reaching out to Tribal leaders and Native American young people to better understand what they want and need.
November 14, 2011
FYSB's second annual mural contest gives runaway and homeless youth programs the opportunity to win the materials to paint a mural.
November 9, 2011
Researchers studied homeless youth in Detroit to try to come up with new, more accurate ways of defining who homeless youth are and what services they need.
November 8, 2011
An Iowa Runaway and Homeless Youth Program grantee has made suicide prevention one of its highest priorities – right up there with giving youth a place to stay.
November 7, 2011
A film featuring Family and Youth Services Bureau grantees Larkin Street Youth Services and New Avenues was chosen by Facebook fans as the winner in a film contest sponsored this year by sock manufacturer No Nonsense and its "Socks for America" campaign.
Primary Sources: Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth Up to 13 Times More Likely to Be Homeless, New Study Finds
November 4, 2011
Youth who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual are commonly thought to be at higher risk for homelessness. This study adds to the body of research that is trying to quantify that increased risk.
November 3, 2011
The winners of the first Family and Youth Services Bureau mural contest will be honored this month at the 2011 National Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantee Conference.
November 2, 2011
Blogs enable youth workers to explain in real time—and to a broad audience—the small but significant daily difference that their organizations make. Plus, they're free and easy to create.
November 1, 2011
A range of activities will mark the tenth anniversary of National Runaway Prevention Month in November.