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News Archives

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New Toolkit Helps Providers Prepare Transgender Youth for Employment

July 28, 2016

Learn everything you need to know about job readiness for gender non-confirming youth.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: Jack's Runaway Teen Story

July 27, 2016

A young man kicked out of his home for being gay reaches out to the Family and Youth Services Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth.

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Plan Now for a Successful ‘Giving Tuesday’ Campaign

July 26, 2016

It's not too early to start crafting your planning and promotion strategies for the November 29 event.

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How do Homeless Young Men and Women Cope Differently with Adversity and Generating Income?

July 25, 2016

Discover how gender differences are related to homeless youth’s stressors, coping strategies, and types of employment (i.e., legal or illegal).

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GAO Report: Homeless Youth Face Challenges Accessing Financial Aid

July 21, 2016

The nonpartisan agency that conducts research for Congress offers six recommendations for executive action.

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Toolkit Helps Youth Craft Transition Plans for Exiting Foster Care

July 19, 2016

The online resource is a collaboration between the U.S. Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, and Labor.

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Engaging Homeless Youth Through Electronic Case Management

July 18, 2016

Learn how non-traditional communication channels like Facebook and text message can help homeless young people stay in touch.

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Are Educational Factors Linked to Better Birth Outcomes for Teen Moms?

July 14, 2016

Learn about the impact of academic performance and educational aspiration on infants' birth weight and gestational age.

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Using Creativity and Culture to Keep Youth Gang-Free

July 13, 2016

In Los Angeles, Street Poets uses creativity and culture to foster the sense of belonging many youth crave.

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How Can Programs Use Mobile Phones and Social Media to Serve Homeless Youth?

July 12, 2016

Researchers analyze mobile phone and social media use among runaway and homeless youth in Denver, and how professionals can better leverage these technologies.

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Now Available on the HUD Exchange: Partnership-Building Resources to End Youth Homelessness

July 11, 2016

Learn about ways housing providers can partner with a variety of stakeholders to prevent youth homelessness.

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In Their Own Words: Youth Sex Work and Trafficking

July 7, 2016

We share one young person's perspective.

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Federal Clearinghouse Supports Strong Fathers, Families

July 6, 2016

Learn about the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, funded by the ACF Office of Family Assistance.

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What Impacts Native American Middle Schoolers’ Decisions to Have Sex?

July 5, 2016

Researchers examine the role of factors at the individual, family, and peer levels.

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