creativity

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Youth Creativity Raises Funds and Spreads Message
Learn how a Runaway and Homeless Youth Program grantee combined youth engagement and fundraising efforts.

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.

A young woman writing poetry.

Teaching Poetry to At-Risk Youth
Discover resources for starting a poetry writing group with young people.

A young man writing.

What are the Pros and Cons of Engaging Youth in Narrative Writing?
Researchers review the benefits and concerns among young people who have experienced violence or traumatic stress.

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.

A young man speaks into a microphone.

5 Steps to Engage Young People in Poetry Competitions
Extra work is needed to ensure youth take part in creative opportunities to discuss real-world issues.

A young woman holding a video camera.

Take a Creative Approach to Dating Violence Prevention with Youth-Friendly ‘Media Challenges’
See how two agencies use contests to showcase teens' thoughts about healthy relationships.

Young people playing tug-of-war.

Database Helps Youth Workers Find Activities for Support Groups
Find youth-friendly icebreakers, games, and exercises organized by topic.

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