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Building Evidence: A Free, Online, Bilingual Evaluation Toolkit
Try this free, online, bilingual learning tool to help Latino communities with family violence prevention and services.

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What Impacts Native American Middle Schoolers’ Decisions to Have Sex?
Researchers examine the role of factors at the individual, family, and peer levels.

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How Does Talking to Extended Family Influence Teens' Decisions About Sex?
A recent study finds that sexually active teens are more likely to have discussed sex and relationships with their extended family than with their parents.

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Identifying Promising Practices and Common Shortcomings in Programs Serving LGBTQ Homeless Youth
Researchers explore what makes programs most effective and what service gaps remain.

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Q&A: Removing Legal Barriers for LGBT Survivors of Violence
We talk to Cathy Bowman from Legal Services NYC about the needs and challenges faced by low-income members of New York's LGBT community.

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4 Tips for Leveraging Communities of Faith to Support Victims of Domestic Violence
Anti-violence advocates share advice for partnering with faith leaders and encouraging survivors to embrace their spirituality.

Celia Luce, peer mentor for Outside In

'Champions of Change' Build Bridges Between Youth and Law Enforcement
We talk to Celia Luce from FYSB grantee Outside In and Lieutenant Ric DeLand about fostering collaborations.

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Investigating How to Help Urban Minority Teens 'Co-Parent'
Through pilot tests, researchers developed an intervention to teach teen parents how to work together to care for their children.

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Build Linguistic and Cultural Competence in Your Program
We share three tools to make your services more accessible.

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Police-Youth Dialogues Can Build Trust, Relationships
Family- and youth-serving agencies can help get the conversations started.

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