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A young person wearing a red hoodie.

PREP Program Helps Counter Sex Trafficking in Houston
Learn how a Personal Responsibility Education Program in Texas is helping to counter domestic youth trafficking.

Young people and adults enjoying Alternatives for Girls' Role Model Dinner.

Peer to Peer Workshops Contribute to Ending Human Trafficking
In Detroit, a peer education program helps at-risk young women develop personal skills and teach these skills to other survivors.

A young couple.

Resources for Youth To Address Relationship Abuse Year-Round
Learn about opportunities for young people to get involved in youth-led teen dating violence prevention campaigns.

Participants in a point-in-time count.

Recommendations for Counting Homeless Youth and Surveying Their Needs
As part of YouthCount! 2.0, researchers examined methods of counting and surveying homeless young people to find out which were most effective.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

This February, Educate Yourself on Ways to Prevent and End Teen Dating Violence
Join the Family and Youth Services Bureau and its partners for a number of events scheduled for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

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.

Two young people studying in a library.

Q&A: Making McKinney-Vento More Accessible to Unaccompanied Homeless Youth
Read about what youth workers can do to make sure unaccompanied homeless youth know about and are able to get McKinney-Vento services.

A nurse takes a young woman's blood pressure

What Type of Messages Motivate Homeless Youth to Meet Their Health Needs?
Researchers find that youth often don't trust health-based media campaigns and services.

A young woman in a hoodie leaning against a wall.

Research Roundup: What Makes Homeless Youth More Likely to Get STIs? More Likely to Get Tested?
We summarize three recent articles on homeless youth and sexually transmitted infections.

Photograph of a young woman holding her small dog.

Bright Idea: A Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Lets Survivors Keep Their Four-Legged Friends
At the domestic violence shelter run by Family Assistance Program in Victorville, CA, there’s a dog run in the yard and waterproof flooring and doggy doors in two of the five rooms.

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