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Homeless Teenage Girl On Street With Rucksack.

The Role of Childhood Abuse on Street Victimization and Housing Instability
Researchers investigate whether and how growing up with multiple caretakers and experiencing different types of abuse affect youth’s housing stability and victimization while homeless.

A young man sitting on the sidewalk at night.

In Their Own Words: Youth Sex Work and Trafficking
We share one young person's perspective.

A concerned young woman.

This April, Support Sexual Assault Awareness Using FYSB’s Domestic Violence Resource Network
There's a wide range of resources available to promote the prevention of sexual violence in diverse communities.

Students gathered in a school assembly.

Take Part in National Youth Violence Prevention Week
There are dozens of ways for youth and adults to promote violence-free schools and communities.

Happy diverse young people.

Linking Homeless Youth to Services: A Look at the Impact of Shelter and Drop-in Programs
Researchers talk to 79 young people in Columbus, Ohio, about their experiences and outcomes.

A young man sitting with his chin on his folded arms.

Q&A: Removing Legal Barriers for LGBT Survivors of Violence
We talk to Cathy Bowman from Legal Services NYC about the needs and challenges faced by low-income members of New York's LGBT community.

A young woman relaxes in a comfortable apartment.

5 Ways Safe Harbor Laws Support Young Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Thirty-four states have adopted laws that decriminalize youth arrested for prostitution and provide services to help them heal.

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.

A young woman wearing a winter coat.

National Runaway Prevention Month 2015: 6 Questions to Identify Youth at Highest Risk of Long-Term Homelessness
A triage tool helps agencies give housing to young people with the strongest need.

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.

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