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News Archives

Cheerful homeless young people.

Why Are Some Homeless Youth Positive in the Face of Adversity?

March 27, 2015

Researchers explore how social supports and positive outlooks contribute to well-being in homeless youth.

A young woman meditating.

6 Ways to Work Meditation Into Your Busy Day

March 26, 2015

Experts share easy ways youth and family service professionals can make 'mindfulness' part of their self-care routines.

A scene from The Homestretch.

'The Homestretch' Airs April 13

March 25, 2015

Use this film about youth homelessness to raise awareness in your community and get press coverage.

A Latina young woman from the Dating Matters program.

Q&A: Caroline Miller on Oakland, CA’s Anti-Dating Violence Pilot

March 24, 2015

Learn about progress in year 3 of a randomized trial of the Dating Matters program.

Young people outdoors looking at a smartphone.

Toolkit for Youth Who Want to Combat Trafficking

March 23, 2015

With this resource from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, youth will learn to create an anti-trafficking campaign.

A young businesswoman.

Exploring Whether and How to Help Youth Be Their Own Bosses

March 19, 2015

Researchers talk to young people about their interest in, and barriers to, entrepreneurship programs.

A diverse group of people communicating via social media

Use Social Media to Promote Your Youth Program -- New NCFY Course

March 18, 2015

Learn how to use Facebook and Twitter to grow a network of collaborators and expand your organization's visibility

A woman holds a small dog.

Q&A: How an Ohio Law Protects Pets of Domestic Violence Survivors

March 17, 2015

Nancy Neylon of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network talks about the law and what programs can do to help survivors with pets.

A smiling young man sitting on steps outdoors.

New Study Looks at Experiences of LGBTQ Youth Engaged in Survival Sex in New York

March 16, 2015

The Urban Institute study sheds light on the lives of youth who trade sex for cash or shelter, a practice common among youth alone on the streets.

A young Hispanic woman.

More Social Services May Lead to More Sources of Income for Hispanic Teen Mothers

March 13, 2015

Learn how upping in-person interaction between social workers and Hispanic teen moms may help these young moms become more self-sufficient.

A smiling family.

Build a Logic Model on the Child Welfare Information Gateway

March 11, 2015

Map out what you do, why you do it, what you hope to achieve, and how you will measure achievement.

A young man typing a blog on his laptop

Start a Blog to Promote Your Youth Program -- New NCFY Course

March 10, 2015

Learn how blogging can enable you to build a strong connection to a devoted audience.

Laurie Mazerbo

Q&A: Laurie Mazerbo on How Drug-Free Communities Funding Can Support Homeless Youth Programs

March 9, 2015

Apply now. This year's deadline for the program is March 18.

Diverse and happy young people

Learn How to Promote the Well-being of Youth and Families

March 6, 2015

Listen to an archived webinar about the five-domain framework developed by the Full Frame Initiative.

Holding hands on the beach

Reducing Teen Dating Violence Among Young Moms

March 5, 2015

Researchers test an evidence-based curriculum adapted for pregnant and parenting youth.

A woman holds a video camera

Create Videos to Promote Your Youth Program -- New NCFY Course

March 4, 2015

Learn how to make a marketing splash with video.

A young homeless man looks out over a cityscape.

#NCFYTalk Recap: Using Film to End Youth Homelessness

March 3, 2015

Learn how you can capitalize on a new documentary about three Chicago homeless youth.

A young man shakes hands with a juvenile justice counselor

Train Juvenile Justice Staff to Educate Youth on Sexual Health

March 2, 2015

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