youth empowerment

Young people participating in program planning.

Why Should Adolescents Develop and Implement Violence Prevention Programs?
Explore research showing that young people should be involved in developing and implementing violence prevention programs.

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.

A young woman texting.

Developing Youth Leadership Within Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
Learn how staff can work with young people to foster youth leadership.

A young woman uses a phone app to locate a pop-up care village.

Pop-Up “Care Villages” Combine Services with Dignity and Engagement for Homeless Youth
New approaches to one-stop shops combine services with initiatives that promote dignity, peer empowerment, and engagement.

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Youth Creativity Raises Funds and Spreads Message
Learn how a Runaway and Homeless Youth Program grantee combined youth engagement and fundraising efforts.

A young woman writing poetry.

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

A worried young man.

From the National Runaway Safeline: Jack's Runaway Teen Story
A young man kicked out of his home for being gay reaches out to the Family and Youth Services Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth.

A young person shakes hands with a potential employer.

Toolkit Helps Youth Craft Transition Plans for Exiting Foster Care
The online resource is a collaboration between the U.S. Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, and Labor.

Diverse young people joining hands.

FindYouthInfo.gov is Now Youth.gov
The national resource center, first spearheaded by a working group of 12 federal agencies, has a new name, look, and web address.

A young woman holding a piggy bank.

Help Youth Prepare for Their Financial Futures
Make every month Financial Literacy Month with these youth-friendly websites.

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