November 29, 2012
December 1 is World AIDS Day, a good opportunity to emphasize to your youth the importance of getting tested, reducing the stigma of living with HIV, and making healthy choices that reduce their likelihood of getting the virus.
November 28, 2012
More African American children than white children are born into poverty in the United States. That difference at birth leads to inequalities throughout a child’s life, according to a new report from the Children’s Defense Fund. We spoke to the fund's MaryLee Allen about the report.
November 27, 2012
The founder of an online repository for health records shares how a group of homeless youth changed her product--and her outlook on youth input--for the better.
November 26, 2012
In Dallas, police and youth-serving organizations work closely to combat sex trafficking of youth and to aid victims.
November 21, 2012
Is your youth-serving agency committed to going green? The executive director of Park Place Outreach in Savannah, GA, shares the organization's experience earning its LEED certification.
November 20, 2012
We talked to Casadi Marino of the Regional Research Institute for Human Services about using yoga to help traumatized youth feel safe and 'reattach' to their bodies.
November 15, 2012
A new article describes preliminary findings from the Family Spirit trial, a home-visiting program designed to promote health and healthy behavior and reduce drug use among Native American teen mothers and their children.
November 14, 2012
A new tool from the Department of Labor’s Division of Youth Service helps youth find careers that may be a good match and educates them on the skills and work experience they need to follow that path.
November 13, 2012
NCFY explains and compares two popular ways of creating online fundraising campaigns, the "crowdfunding" websites Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
November 9, 2012
It's not easy, but schools and youth programs can work together to house homeless students, an updated report from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth shows.
November 8, 2012
The new national research agenda unveiled by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness highlights areas, including youth homelessness, where more knowledge is needed to inform policy and enhance practices in the field.
November 6, 2012
The FYSB mural contest for runaway and homeless youth is back! Here are tips and guidelines for programs that want to enter, and links to last year's winning entries.
November 5, 2012
If you've ever bought a box of Girl Scout cookies or paid a high school softball team to wash your car, you know that young people bring an almost irresistible something to fundraising. We share the lessons learned by teen fundraisers at an Illinois youth program.
November 1, 2012
For Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month, we share a roundup of programs that connect Native youth to their cultural identities while promoting healthy development and leadership skills.
November 1, 2012
The National Runaway Switchboard offers helpful resources for youth workers looking to educate the public about issues affecting runaway youth.