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Q&A: Helping Dads See Their Positive Impact on Teens' Sexual Health
New York University Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos and his colleagues have set out to learn more about the impact fathers have on their children’s sexual health.

A son embracing his father.

Primary Sources: Do Fathers Play a Role in Youth Sexual Health?
Researchers look for connections between paternal behavior and their children's sexual health.

A young man listens in a classroom.

Reel Fathers Brings Kids and Dads Together With Movies and Poetry
A Santa Fe, NM, program uses group activities to get teens and adults thinking about the concept of fatherhood.

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This Father's Day, Encourage a Terrific Father to Spread His Knowledge
The Fatherhood Initiative offers many resources for active fathers and dads who may be navigating the juridical system.

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Nominate A Dad or Male Role Model for Our Thank You Campaign
As part of our fatherhood theme this June, we’d like to show our gratitude to amazing fathers and male role models who promote the missions of youth- and family-serving organizations.

A father and his young teen son.

Promoting Fatherhood Where It’s Needed Most
This issue of NCFY Reports is dedicated to helping Family and Youth Services Bureau grantees and other social service providers work with fathers.

Photograph of Nikkya Martin.

Community Mapping Connects Youth to Their Neighborhoods
The nonprofit organization buildOn uses "community mapping" to familiarize young people with their neighbors and inspire them to help.

A smiling young Latina mother and her child.

Primary Sources: Social Support Makes African American and Hispanic Teen Moms Less Depressed and Better Able to Cope with Stress
Researchers Cindy Y. Huang, Jessica Costeines, Joy S. Kaufman, and Carmen Ayala from Yale School of Medicine and Bridgeport Public Schools investigate the influence of parental stress and levels of social support on young mothers’ depression and their infants’ development.

Young people moving boxes into a home.

Primary Sources: What Young Adults Want in Housing Assistance
Researchers asked young adults what they looked for when deciding whether to enter a housing assistance program.

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