News Archives

News Archives

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For Youth Experiencing Homelessness, A New Toolkit Puts College Within Reach

July 30, 2013

A recently published toolkit seeks to help homeless young people graduate from college by educating service providers on related resources and obstacles.

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Primary Sources: What Motivates Homeless Youth to Stay on the Streets?

July 29, 2013

A recent study looks at factors that may lead young people to stay on the streets.

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Bright Idea: Minnesota’s Pop-Up, One-Stop Shops for Homeless Youth

July 26, 2013

Youth-serving organizations come together in a single afternoon to offer a "one-stop shop" of services for homeless youth.

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Primary Sources: Taking Stock of What We Know About Youth Homelessness

July 25, 2013

A new literature review looks at more than a hundred studies on youth homelessness to determine what we know, and more importantly, what we still need to understand.

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Seeking Reviewers for FYSB's Competitive Abstinence Education Program

July 23, 2013

The Family and Youth Services Bureau's Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program is seeking qualified people to review grant applications and serve as panel chairpersons.

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How to Use Social Marketing to Build Healthy Teen Relationships

July 22, 2013

A webinar presented by the anti-violence groups Futures Without Violence and Start Strong shares tips for using social marketing and online communication tools to teach teens about healthy relationships.

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Research Roundup: Searching for Solutions to Teen Dating Violence

July 19, 2013

Researchers are trying to get to the bottom of the teen dating violence problem and find ways to stop it before it starts.

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Background Screening Tools Help Agencies Keep Young People Safe

July 18, 2013

Need a refresher on screening potential employees and volunteers? A new guide from the U.S. Department of Justice can help.

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Present at the National Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantees Conference in Atlanta this November

July 17, 2013

The Family and Youth Services Bureau is seeking presenters who can give interactive, informative workshops on topics that will help nonprofits better serve runaway and homeless youth.

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You’re Invited! Twitter Chat on LGBTQ Youth and Sexual Health, July 17, 3 p.m. ET

July 16, 2013

Join us for a Twitter chat about what teen pregnancy prevention and other youth programs can do to ensure the healthy development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in a safe, stigma-free environment.

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Webinar Discusses Teen Protective Orders as a Way to Curb Dating Violence

July 9, 2013

The Battered Women’s Justice Project hosted a webinar to help youth workers understand teen protective orders and deal with common challenges to making them work. NCFY listened in, and we share highlights.

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From the Foundation Officer’s Mouth: Advice on Applying for Local Funding

July 8, 2013

"Follow guidelines," "Pick up the phone" and other words of wisdom from two staff members of the William T. Grant Foundation, a New York funder of youth-serving organizations.

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Federal Working Group’s Five-Step Guide to Evidence and Innovation in Youth Work

July 2, 2013

A new federal website is dedicated to helping communities and youth-serving agencies put evidence-based programs and practices in place

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New Collection Provides Trauma-Informed Framework for Domestic Violence Survivors

July 1, 2013

VAWNet and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence have collected and organized dozens of tools for addressing root causes of violence and helping survivors heal.

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