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Wichita Children's Home's 3rd place winning entry in the 2016 mural contest, as described in the article

2016 Mural Contest Third-Place Winner: 'One Step at a Time'

April 28, 2016

Congratulations to Wichita Children's Home, third-place winner of the 2016 Family and Youth Services Bureau Runaway and Homeless Youth Mural Contest.

Mendocino County Youth Project's 2nd place mural, described in the article.

2016 Mural Contest Second-Place Winner: 'Correcting the Ship'

April 27, 2016

Congratulations to Mendocino County Youth Project, second-place winner of the 2016 Family and Youth Services Bureau Runaway and Homeless Youth Mural Contest.

Community Access Unlimited's winning mural, as described in article.

2016 Mural Contest Winner: 'From Homeless to Hopeful and Stable'

April 26, 2016

Congratulations to Community Access Unlimited in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Their artists took first place in the 2016 Family and Youth Services Bureau Runaway and Homeless Youth Mural Contest.

Friends taking a selfie.

Raise Awareness of LGBT Youth Homelessness on #40toNoneDay

April 21, 2016

On April 27, True Colors Fund will host its annual event to build knowledge and spur action.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

From the Family Room Blog: An Open Door and a Helping Hand for Homeless Young People

April 19, 2016

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, turns up the focus on homeless youth.

A happy young woman.

Q&A: Stopping Intimate Partner Violence Before It Starts

April 18, 2016

The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is one of 10 DELTA FOCUS grantees engaging communities in primary prevention.

A young woman riding the bus home.

Home Free Program Expands to Serve Trafficking Victims, 21-Year-Olds

April 14, 2016

More youth are now eligible to receive a free bus ticket and trauma-sensitive support from the National Runaway Safeline, in partnership with Greyhound Lines, Inc.

A concerned young woman.

This April, Support Sexual Assault Awareness Using FYSB’s Domestic Violence Resource Network

April 13, 2016

There's a wide range of resources available to promote the prevention of sexual violence in diverse communities.

Two young women standing under a street lamp.

How Does Mindfulness Help Homeless Youth Stay Safe?

April 12, 2016

Researchers assess whether a mindfulness-based intervention can reduce the risk of physical or sexual assault.

Volunteers working in a community garden.

Nominate Your Incredible Volunteers, and We'll Give Them a Virtual 'Shout Out'

April 11, 2016

Our annual Thank-a-Volunteer Campaign is back. Send nominations by April 25.

A young Native American woman.

Communicating with Native American Youth about STI Prevention

April 7, 2016

Researchers connect with young people to understand their information-seeking habits and preferences.

A young man speaks into a microphone.

5 Steps to Engage Young People in Poetry Competitions

April 6, 2016

Extra work is needed to ensure youth take part in creative opportunities to discuss real-world issues.

Young woman using a smartphone.

Tool Helps Foster Youth Keep their Documents Safe and Discover Local Resources

April 5, 2016

Designed by foster youth, My JumpVault helps young people stay connected to important information and allies.

Students gathered in a school assembly.

Take Part in National Youth Violence Prevention Week

April 4, 2016

There are dozens of ways for youth and adults to promote violence-free schools and communities.

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