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Safety

Emergency gear including batteries, bottled water, a flashlight, canned food, a first aid kit, and a checklist.

Are You Prepared for an Emergency? National Preparedness Month is the Time to Learn How
Learn about resources you can tap to kick-off year-round preparedness for your organization.

A huge group of hands meet in a show of teamwork.

Five Must-Haves for Disaster Preparedness at Youth- and Family-Serving Organizations
Planning ahead is the key to protecting families and youth when an emergency strikes.

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.

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