July 31, 2014
Meet Craig, aspiring comedian and resident-turned-intern at Sea Haven for Youth, a runaway and homeless youth program in North Myrtle Beach, SC. In a three-part series, NCFY is following Craig's experience working for Sea Haven. We're also offering tips on how youth programs can help young people succeed as interns.
July 30, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new guidance on the effective date of free school meal or milk benefits for students, including homeless children and teens.
July 29, 2014
We talked to experts on transgender issues, who offered tips for creating acceptance between trans youth and their parents.
July 28, 2014
A new brief from the Administration for Children & Families' Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation provides an overview of cultural competence for organizations serving children and families from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds.
July 25, 2014
In this new installment of our advice column, we answer a question recently submitted to us via live chat.
July 24, 2014
It's not easy, but schools and youth programs can work together to house homeless students, an updated report from the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth shows.
Primary Sources: Comparing Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young Women With Different Sexual Orientations
July 21, 2014
University of Virginia researchers wanted to know whether lesbian and bisexual young women have different sexual and reproductive health outcomes than their heterosexual counterparts.
July 21, 2014
Learn how Janus Youth Programs partnered with neighborhood leaders to create a community garden that provides more than fresh produce.
July 18, 2014
It's the first such guide developed by a child welfare and juvenile justice government agency.
July 17, 2014
Researchers tested whether the Individual Placement and Support, or IPS, model, an approach to workforce development, helps homeless young adults with mental illness stay employed.
July 16, 2014
New research from California State University and the University of Southern California.
Right on the Money: Working with Local Homeless Education Liaisons to Raise More Money for Homeless Students
July 15, 2014
Consider teaming up with your local McKinney-Vento homeless education liaison to raise money and champion homeless youth in your area.
July 9, 2014
Research shows that different groups within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning population have different needs.
July 8, 2014
New studies investigate how supportive schools may reduce bullying and suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students--and how to make teachers and school health professionals part of the solution.
July 7, 2014
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reviewed the literature that investigates socioeconomic influences on teen childbearing.
July 2, 2014
This online tutorial provides an overview of issues related to the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness.
July 1, 2014
The National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities offers a toolkit and campaign aimed at engaging Latino men in efforts to end violence against women.