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Help Youth Connect to Their Heritage During African American History Month

February 28, 2017

Discover four websites that provide free resources for educating youth about African American historical figures and events.

The Memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King in Washington, DC.

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy Year-Round

February 23, 2017

Learn about volunteer opportunities youth can join to serve their communities.

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Free Conversation Toolkit Helps Young People Stay Safe

February 21, 2017

Learn how to discuss sensitive topics like cybersafety, healthy relationships, and bullying with young people.

A young person wearing a red hoodie.

PREP Program Helps Counter Sex Trafficking in Houston

February 15, 2017

Learn how a Personal Responsibility Education Program in Texas is helping to counter domestic youth trafficking.

Love is patient, gentle, respectful, and kind: not abusive.

Participate in Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 14, 2017

Learn about six events you can join to raise awareness about interpersonal violence among youth.

A young mother holding her child.

How Does Early "Adultification" Affect Homeless Youth?

February 13, 2017

Learn how homeless young people's experiences with early "adultification" shaped their lives before and after they became homeless.

Young people talking under a streetlight at night.

Perspectives on Serving Sex-Trafficked Youth

February 9, 2017

Researchers explore how stakeholders working in various capacities to address human trafficking define best practices for working with youth involved in domestic-minor sex trafficking and where these various stakeholders agree and disagree.

Young people and adults enjoying Alternatives for Girls' Role Model Dinner.

Peer to Peer Workshops Contribute to Ending Human Trafficking

February 8, 2017

In Detroit, a peer education program helps at-risk young women develop personal skills and teach these skills to other survivors.

A young couple.

Resources for Youth To Address Relationship Abuse Year-Round

February 7, 2017

Learn about opportunities for young people to get involved in youth-led teen dating violence prevention campaigns.

Police officer interogating people at an emergency scene.

How Can Young People’s Experiences with Police Inform Sex Trafficking Prevention and Intervention?

February 6, 2017

A researcher investigates the experiences of youth who were victims of or at risk for domestic sex trafficking and their police interactions.

Young people testing a mobile app.

Testing a Mobile App for Homeless Youth and Service Providers

February 2, 2017

Learn how an app may help homeless youth better access services.

Two young adults shaking hands.

What Outcomes Are Important to Youth After They Exit a Transitional Living Program?

February 1, 2017

Discover the four outcomes most important to youth who have participated in a Transitional Living Program.

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