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Learn About Strategies for Preparing Youth for Employment

July 31, 2015

As part of implementing the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the government has rolled out a new online teaching and learning community.

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Talking About Gender and Power Makes Sex Education More Effective

July 30, 2015

A researcher finds that addressing gender and power relations in sex ed curricula makes a difference for teens.

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Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Status Update Released

July 29, 2015

Learn about progress made so far by federal partners, including the Administration for Children and Families and the Family and Youth Services Bureau.

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Does It Really Get Better for LGBTQ Teens?

July 23, 2015

A long-term study looks into whether sexual minority youth enjoy better physical and mental health and suffer less bullying and abuse as they get older.

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How Can We Improve Attachment Between Mothers and Children From One Generation to the Next?

July 22, 2015

Research shows that by answering a series of questions, mothers dealing with past trauma can help their children bond with others.

Children in a Head Start program.

Department of Health and Human Services Invites Public Comment on Proposed Head Start Rules

July 21, 2015

The changes represent the first holistic revision and complete reorganization of the Head Start Program Performance Standards since they were originally published in 1975.

Empty college dorm room.

Right on the Money: Campus Move-Out Drives Help Agencies Collect In-Kind Donations, Raise Funds

July 20, 2015

Learn how you can help college students get rid of their old stuff while supporting your cause.

A young homeless man sitting in a playground.

Youth Workers Observe the Experiences of Homeless LGBTQ Youth

July 16, 2015

The True Colors Fund surveyed 138 people for its new report.

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Research Roundup: New Ways to Look at Youth Who've Been Trafficked

July 15, 2015

Why are some young people at risk of sex trafficking? Why is it hard to help them escape?

A young father holds his baby.

Q&A: What Young Fathers Need

July 14, 2015

We need to start viewing young dads as parents, says researcher Mark Kiselica.

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Q&A: How to Help Homeless Youth Quit Smoking

July 13, 2015

Read about why getting homeless youth to quit smoking matters and what cessation programs designed for them might look like.

Young parents with their baby.

Investigating How to Help Urban Minority Teens 'Co-Parent'

July 10, 2015

Through pilot tests, researchers developed an intervention to teach teen parents how to work together to care for their children.

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New Tip Sheet on Sharing Data About Youth Experiencing Homelessness

July 8, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education offers communities tips on how to improve services to homeless youth by sharing data among educational and social service agencies.

A happy young couple in front of their new home.

Amendment to Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness Released

July 6, 2015

The new document includes a definition of what it means to end homelessness and updates to the strategies for preventing and ending homelessness for families, youth, and children in 2020.

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