January 31, 2013
Volunteers of America Chesapeake used Facebook, Twitter, a WordPress blog, YouTube videos, texting, email and the organization’s website to convince people to donate to its year-end giving campaign. Communications specialist Danielle Milner shares tips.
January 31, 2013
In her memoir, a well-known advocate exposes the horrors of sex trafficking, and tells us what it will take to create a society that values and protects girls. We tell you why we think the book is a good read for youth workers.
January 30, 2013
Researchers and advocates say sex traffickers often target Native girls and women. We look at several publications that shed light on how Native women become victims and what might be done to help them recover.
January 29, 2013
Two youth workers talk about how staff of runaway and homeless youth programs can look for signs and start conversations during the intake interview.
January 25, 2013
A new study experiments with using mapping software to locate safe and affordable housing for young parents and other youth who are on their own.
January 24, 2013
We talked to Nam-ho Park at Forum One Communications about making your website easier to read from cell phones and other mobile devices.
January 23, 2013
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found that girls with below-average reading ability went on to become teen mothers nearly twice as often as girls with average reading ability. We ask two of those researchers to explain why.
January 17, 2013
From juvenile justice to teen pregnancy and mental health--online databases can help you find effective practices to use in your work with young people.
January 16, 2013
Food-service apprenticeship programs help youth gain a perennially in-demand skill set that also has relevance to life outside the kitchen.
January 14, 2013
We talk to Mindy Scott, a senior researcher at Child Trends, about putting relationship education in place for youth in the child welfare system.
January 10, 2013
Researchers studied 238 homeless young adults from youth services agencies in five U.S. cities to learn what stood in the way for those who were not employed.
January 8, 2013
Submit your abstract for the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Annual Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Conference for State, Tribal and Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) and Abstinence Education Program Grantees by January 11, 2013.
January 3, 2013
A recent webinar series seeks to help communities include youth in their point-in-time counts of people experiencing homelessness.
January 2, 2013
In recognition of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, NCFY shares resources that can help you learn about and combat the commercial sexual exploitation of young people.