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Human Trafficking Public Outreach Campaigns

January 30, 2015

Listen to this resource from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center to learn how to develop an effective Human Trafficking Public Outreach Campaign.

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Help Would-Be First-Generation Students Get Support for Their College Dreams

January 29, 2015

Two websites offer resources and a sense of community to young people aiming to be the first in their families to pursue higher education.

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Nearly Half of Homeless Youth Have Misused Prescription Drugs, Study Says

January 28, 2015

Researchers studied 435 homeless youth in Los Angeles.

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'Margins of the Margins': FYSB Grantee Coordinates Response to Trafficking in New York

January 27, 2015

Learn about Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families, one of three organizations awarded a demonstration grant to help victims of severe trafficking.

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New Online Training: Logic Models and Theories of Change

January 26, 2015

Learn how you can align your organization's services with the outcomes you seek for the populations you serve.

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Filling a Gap: FYSB Grantee Addresses Domestic Human Trafficking in Utah

January 23, 2015

Learn about the Asian Association of Utah’s Refugee and Immigrant Center, one of three organizations awarded a demonstration grant to help victims of severe trafficking.

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6 Ways to Celebrate National Mentoring Month in January

January 22, 2015

It takes just one mentor to change a young person’s life.

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Primary Sources: Owning Pets Has Pros and Cons for Homeless Youth

January 20, 2015

Researchers surveyed homeless youth in LA to learn how having pets affected their lives.

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4 Ways to Help Homeless Students Overcome Barriers to Scholarship Funding

January 16, 2015

Advice from Cyekeia Lee, director of higher education initiatives at the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth.

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Agency-Funded Scholarships Can Help Homeless Youth Finish College

January 15, 2015

Learn how to set up flexible scholarships that let students overcome barriers to staying in school.

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Resource Roundup: Helping Youth and Families Get Affordable Care Act Health Coverage

January 14, 2015

The open enrollment period ends March 15, 2015.

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Primary Sources: Girls with Same-Sex Partners More Likely to Report Relationship Abuse

January 12, 2015

A new study includes the experiences of young women who have female partners but don't identify as lesbian or bisexual.

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Q&A: Robin Petering on Homeless Youth and Gangs

January 8, 2015

Why do some homeless youth become involved in gangs and other street-based communities?

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Get Ready for HUD's Point in Time Count of Young People Experiencing Homelessness

January 7, 2015

We round up tips and tools for communities preparing to count homeless youth in January 2015.

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Primary Sources: Cyber-Bullying Happens Less Often Than In-Person Bullying

January 5, 2015

But the two are related, say researchers who analyzed dozens of studies on both.

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