May 30, 2013
A report released by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty explains how federal law protects the educational rights of young people displaced by natural disasters.
May 29, 2013
Researchers from the National Science Foundation and the University of Alabama set out to learn if the notion of a “digital divide” still existed between homeless youth and their non-homeless peers.
May 28, 2013
NCFY speaks to youth advocates in King County, WA, about community efforts stemming from a report on youth homelessness published in April 2012.
May 24, 2013
In a webcast hosted by the Office of Adolescent Health, a Johns Hopkins University professor shares what works to prevent teen pregnancy at home and abroad.
May 23, 2013
Two co-authors of a new research paper explain what a “promising” job is and how social service workers can help young people secure one.
Q&A: 'One Word Can Make a Difference' and Other Insights Into Addressing Teen Pregnancy in Latino Communities
May 20, 2013
To gain insight into how teen pregnancy prevention professionals can tailor their efforts to Latino youth and families, we spoke with Ann Marie Benitez, senior manager of the Latino Initiative at The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
Public Comments Requested for Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
May 17, 2013
The White House has released for public comment the new federal strategic action plan on services for victims of human trafficking in the United States. Comments are due by May 24, 2013.
May 16, 2013
Proponents of “evidence-based programs” in social services for children and youth and their families take on the debate about the use of such programs.
May 14, 2013
We talked to Janus Youth Programs in Portland, OR, about the volunteers who provide free meals for youth in the organization's two shelters.
May 13, 2013
A recently released report to Congress summarizes FYSB’s efforts to combat youth homelessness in fiscal years 2010 and 2011.
May 9, 2013
With the help of an Ohio youth worker, we explain an evidence-based approach that gets homeless youth and families quickly into their own homes.
May 7, 2013
A self-help book for social service workers advises them on how to care for themselves while aiding people who have experienced violence and trauma.
May 6, 2013
In a recent study, researchers looked for risk factors that make young moms more likely to be "harsh" and protective factors that contribute to positive parenting.
May 1, 2013
NCFY shares tips for recognizing the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy on May 1, the official kickoff to National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.