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Two young men.

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ Relationships

October 28, 2014

Two new toolkits from The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs provide information about intimate partner violence against transgender people and people of color.

A father and son having a chat.

From The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: 'The Intervention eBook: What to Do if Your Child Is Drinking or Using Drugs'

October 24, 2014

In honor of National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, we highlight an accessible guide to intervening when a young person has trouble with drugs or alcohol.

Cyndi Lauper speaks at the National Press Club.

Shining a Spotlight on Ending Youth Homelessness

October 23, 2014

Three young people take the stage with Cyndi Lauper to shed light on what it will take to end youth homelessness.

Bill Bentley, FYSB Associate Commissioner

Watch Cyndi Lauper and Others at Live Event -- October 22, Noon EDT

October 20, 2014

The proceedings will be livestreamed October 22, 2014, at noon Eastern time.

Happy young people.

Ending Youth Homelessness: A Call to Action Forty Years in the Making

October 20, 2014

FYSB's Bill Bentley and USICH's Laura Zeilinger discuss the need for a "systems approach" to ending youth homelessness.

Young people working on computers.

Primary Sources: Stopping Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts

October 16, 2014

Researchers investigate whether the It’s Your Game . . . Keep It Real program keeps young people from becoming victims of dating violence, or from perpetrating it.

Two young people stand in front of their new home.

Five Tips for Taking a 'Housing-First' Approach

October 14, 2014

Advice for runaway and homeless youth programs.

Screen shot from the toolkit

National Alliance to End Homelessness Unveils Rapid-Rehousing Toolkit

October 13, 2014

Learn how to walk youth through the process of getting permanent housing quickly--and keeping it for the long term.

Young woman blogging on her laptop.

Join the Blogging Challenge to End Youth Homelessness!

October 8, 2014

Share your ideas about what needs to be done to to keep all young people in safe, stable environments.

Young people step up to a welcoming home.

Help us #EndYouthHomelessness

October 8, 2014

Visit the new site that celebrates 40 years of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act and promotes the federal goal of ending youth homelessness by 2020.

A crayon drawing of women and children

Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act

October 6, 2014

The director of FYSB's Family Violence Prevention and Services Program writes about what the groundbreaking act has meant for her and other survivors of domestic violence.

Ecomap displays government and community resources the participant and his or her family use, including informal and formal organizations

Q&A: Ryan Shanahan of VERA Institute on 'Ecomapping'

October 1, 2014

One way to draw on young people's strengths and supports is to literally draw them.

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