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Is Teaching Mindfulness to Homeless Students Helpful?
Learn if an eight-week mindfulness course delivered in a classroom would improve coping faculties among middle-school youth.

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#NCFYtalk Recap: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Strategies for Runaway, Homeless, and Foster Care Youth
Here are some of the highlights of the Twitter chat we co-hosted with the Children’s Bureau’s Child Welfare Information Gateway.

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Demonstration Project Supports Transitional Living Programs Working with LGBTQ Youth, Young Adults Who Left Foster Care After Age 18
The newly announced demonstration project will provide approximately eight awards of up to $625,000 each.

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HUD Guide Helps Intake Workers Determine Homeless Status of Youth
The newly published resource provides insight into HUD's four main categories of homelessness and required documentation for each.

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This National Runaway Prevention Month, Show There’s More to Youth than ‘Meets the Eye’
Join the National Runaway Safeline in raising awareness about the needs of runaway and homeless youth.

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Get a Newly Updated Runaway Prevention Intervention
The National Runaway Safeline has added more resources and activities to its Let's Talk curriculum.

Melanie Heitkamp

40 Years of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act: Melanie Heitkamp
Melanie Heitkamp, Executive Director of Mountain Plains Youth Services, reflects on the difference that the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act has made in the field of family and youth services.

Sparky Harlan

40 Years of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act: Sparky Harlan
Sparky Harlan, CEO of the Bill Wilson Center, reflects on the difference that the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act has made in the field of family and youth services.

Maureen Blaha

40 Years of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act: Maureen Blaha
Maureen Blaha, Executive Director of the National Runaway Safeline, reflects on the difference that the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act has made in the field of family and youth services.

Jim Pearce

40 Years of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act: Jim Pearce
Jim Pearce, CEO of CDS Family & Behavioral Services, reflects on the difference that the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act has made in the field of family and youth services.

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