News Archives

News Archives

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A Resource for Schools on Sex Trafficking of Minors

December 31, 2014

Help educators learn the red flags they can use to recognize youth trafficking and victimization.

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Research Roundup: Three Ways Researchers Have Removed Hurdles to Studying Homeless Youth

December 23, 2014

Read about innovative ways social scientists are expanding and improving the research base.

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Right On the Money: Two Ways Your Organization Can Benefit From Holiday Shopping

December 22, 2014

Two give-while-you-shop services allow charities to make pocket change with little effort while enabling their supporters to shop and do good at the same time.

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Education of Homeless Youth Discussed at Film Screening in Washington, DC

December 18, 2014

Family & Youth Services Bureau Associate Commissioner William H. Bentley moderated the panel.

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Teach Adults to Talk to Teens About Dating Abuse

December 17, 2014

A new website from anti-violence nonprofit Jewish Women International has everything you'll need.

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Four Tips for Serving LGBTQ Young People in Rural Communities

December 15, 2014

Sheri Boelter of Montana's Tumbleweed Runaway Program shares strategies for working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in rural communities.

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Primary Sources: How Social Connections Benefit Homeless Youth

December 12, 2014

A new study finds a clear relationship between a homeless young person's "social connectedness," self-esteem and resiliency.

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#NCFYchat Recap: Serving LGBTQ Homeless Youth

December 9, 2014

Read top tweets from a November 24 Twitter chat on Serving LGBTQ Homeless Youth.

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Bright Idea: An Arizona Partnership Gives Young People 'In-House' Legal Counsel

December 8, 2014

A unique collaboration between a youth-serving organization and a nonprofit law firm is helping homeless young people clear legal hurdles.

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Primary Sources: How Much Does Length and Frequency of Youth Homelessness Affect Young People's Mental Health?

December 5, 2014

Research shows us that mental health disorders, substance abuse and high risk behaviors are related to how soon, how long and how often young people are homeless.

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Free Ebook Offers Advice on Year-End Fundraising

December 4, 2014

Would you believe one-third of "annual giving" happens in December?

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Enter the 2015 FYSB Mural Contest--and Showcase Young People's Creative Sides

December 2, 2014

Winning agencies receive a gift card to purchase supplies needed to bring their murals to life.

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