News Archives

News Archives

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Primary Sources: Adapting and Evaluating Family Group Decision Making in Tribal Communities

August 28, 2013

The article outlines the challenges and successes associated with the implementation and evaluation of the evidence-based model Family Group Decision Making for Native American communities.

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Share Your Advice on Keeping Young People Safe

August 26, 2013

Submit your tips on how to keep youth from running away, and the National Runaway Safeline may feature your ideas during National Runaway Prevention month in November.

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Education Department Promotes Rights of Pregnant and Parenting Students

August 22, 2013

A revised pamphlet released by the Department of Education explains how federal law promotes educational opportunities for teen parents.

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Homeless Youth Under 18 Can Apply for Food Assistance, and Other Clarifications of SNAP Regulations

August 21, 2013

New policy guidance released by the United States Department of Agriculture aims to ensure that eligible homeless youth can get food through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.

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Primary Sources: Can Participating in Online Forums Improve the Well-being of Teen Moms and Moms-to-be?

August 19, 2013

Online message boards can be a great way to promote pregnant and parenting youth's well-being.

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Open Enrollment: The Affordable Care Act Helps a Vermont Drop-in Center Connect Youth to Health Insurance

August 14, 2013

A runaway and homeless youth provider in Vermont will help at-risk youth connect to health insurance options available under the Affordable Care Act.

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Lessons Learned From the Youth Count! Project

August 9, 2013

A new Urban Institute report shares strategies from a recent federal pilot study aimed at improving point-in-time counts of homeless young people.

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Primary Sources: How Are the Lives of LGBTQ Youth Improved by Gay-Straight Alliances?

August 1, 2013

One way that students and educators try to improve the experiences lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth have at school is by founding and organizing gay-straight alliances. The authors of a new study explore how these alliances help young people.

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