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Free Tool Assesses LGBTQ Inclusiveness in Homeless Youth-Serving Agencies
A True Colors Fund tool helps agencies assess how welcoming and safe their services are for LGBTQ youth.

Latina and African-American young people.

Tailoring Family-Based HIV Prevention Interventions for African American and Latino Homeless Youth
Researchers assess parental relationships and sexual risk behaviors among homeless youth who are white, African American, or Latino.

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Federal Grant Ensures Transition Age Youth Living with Mental Illness Receive Tailored Services
Learn about a program that helps emerging adults with mental health challenges take steps toward independence.

Latin street cart food.

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.

A diverse group of teen boys.

Grantee Spotlight: Pregnancy Prevention Awareness for Teen Boys
Read about how the Iowa Department of Public Health is encouraging boys to make wiser and more responsible decisions by implementing the “Wise Guys Male Responsibility Curriculum.”

A young Native American boy.

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

A young man talks to a therapist

FYSB Publishes Toolkit to Promote Screening and Assessment of Homeless Youth
The online resource contains information on more than 50 tools of possible interest to runaway and homeless youth programs.

A smiling young person.

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

Greyhound bus, boarding.

Q&A: Gary Harper on Positive Effects of the National Runaway Safeline’s Home Free Program
Researchers explore the program's impact on family dynamics and young people's future risk behaviors.

A thoughtful young person.

National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: Preventing and Responding to Youth Homelessness
Learn about interventions that strengthen families and young people's ability to be self-sufficient.

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