February 27, 2013
NCFY listened in on a Web forum cosponsored by the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime and its Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, co-hosted by Fiona Mason and Danny Stewart of Safe Horizon, a New York anti-violence organization.
February 26, 2013
Everyone knows that dating violence can be harmful to a young person. But which negative experiences are most likely to go hand in hand with dating violence?
February 25, 2013
We talked to two experts to get advice on how youth workers can spot unhealthy or abusive teen relationships, and what they can do to help victims.
February 22, 2013
Collaborative grant applications can help you address new issues that fall within your mission but beyond your staff’s expertise, and they make the most of a community’s existing resources rather than creating new programs out of whole cloth.
February 21, 2013
Professional surfer Drew Campbell of the Getaboard Foundation in Orlando, FL, says teaching young people to ollie and do other skateboarding moves can help them create their own identity outside of being in a homeless shelter.
February 20, 2013
The federal government has made it a priority to connect homeless children to early education. NCFY explains how youth workers can use this opportunity to advocate for the children of teen parents.
February 19, 2013
Between 10 and 30 percent of teens say that they have been in a violent dating relationship. But beyond the numbers, not a lot is known about when those relationships start or what causes them. New research addresses those gaps.
February 15, 2013
The president of an international organization for homeless youth teams up with a New York Times reporter to tell the stories of six young people. For anyone wondering how we can end youth homelessness, this book makes a good start.
February 14, 2013
We talked to Andra Tharp, a health scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about the Dating Matters pilot project, an ambitious attempt to reduce teen dating violence in four cities.
February 13, 2013
The John Burton Foundation’s Homeless Youth Capacity Building Project provides free training to California nonprofits that want to improve their ability to serve runway and homeless youth well.
A 40-Year Connection: How Young People Benefit From the National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth
February 11, 2013
On the Administration for Children and Families' official blog, Acting Associate Commissioner Debbie A. Powell recently wrote about the Family and Youth Service's Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth, which has been operated for nearly four decades by the National Runaway Safeline.
February 7, 2013
Youth employment in the United States is at an all time low. A new report from the Annie. E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT initiative looks at ways we can get disconnected youth back on the path to education and employment.
February 6, 2013
A new study looks at what makes prevention programs work, and whether existing programs for teen dating violence follow those guidelines.