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A young person bundled up against cold winter weather.

Tips for Working With Youth Who Have Had Contact With Multiple Systems
Learn strategies for helping youth who have had contact with multiple systems thrive.

A gender nonconforming young person.

Is Our Educational System Criminalizing LGBTQ Students?
Learn how disproportionate discipline in schools is moving LGBTQ young people from the educational system to the prison pipeline.

A young woman writing poetry.

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

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.

Laurel Edinburgh

National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: 10 Questions to Screen Runaway Youth for Sexual Abuse
Researchers and police teamed up to create and test 10 questions that screen runaway youth for sexual abuse.

Young police officer.

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

A young man shakes hands with a juvenile justice counselor

Train Juvenile Justice Staff to Educate Youth on Sexual Health
Tips from a FYSB grantee in Washington State.

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Bright Idea: An Arizona Partnership Gives Young People 'In-House' Legal Counsel
A unique collaboration between a youth-serving organization and a nonprofit law firm is helping homeless young people clear legal hurdles.

Ecomap displays government and community resources the participant and his or her family use, including informal and formal organizations

Q&A: Ryan Shanahan of VERA Institute on 'Ecomapping'
One way to draw on young people's strengths and supports is to literally draw them.

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