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A young person painting at an easel.

Youth Art Month: Using Art to Help Heal Trauma
Learn about Youth Art Month, and how art can help young people recover from trauma.

A handshake showing a hand with the word hope on it, and arm with a poem written on it.

Q&A: A Sex Trafficking Intervention Uses Expressive Arts
Laura McLean, from San Diego Youth Services, explains how staff incorporate expressive arts into a trauma-informed sex-trafficking prevention and treatment program.

A young woman stands on a balcony looking forward.

What Former Transitional Living Program Participants Suggest for Improving These Programs
Read about how a case manager-turned-researcher and two former transitional living program (TLP) participants put TLP research into practice.

A young person stands in front of an art easel.

Creating Opportunities for Youth in Crisis Through Art Studio Programs
Learn how arts exploration benefits young people in a runaway and homeless youth program, and functions as an art studio for the community.

Two young people at an art gallery.

Virtual Museum Trips for Youth are Only a Click Away
Discover a free website that will become your go-to resource for arts education inspiration.

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

Thumbnail of Mendocino County Youth Project's 2nd place mural.

2016 Mural Contest Second-Place Winner: 'Correcting the Ship'
Congratulations to Mendocino County Youth Project, second-place winner of the 2016 Family and Youth Services Bureau Runaway and Homeless Youth Mural Contest.

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

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

Mural painting of trees.

Celebrating A Half-Decade of the FYSB Mural Contest
We kick off the sixth annual contest with a look back at five years of youth creativity and resilience.

A young person spray paints a mural.

Applications Now Available for the 2016 FYSB Mural Contest
Grantees of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program can receive a gift card to bring their murals to life.

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