An Art Exhibit by Homeless Youth Displays Their Love of Music, Their Creativity and Their Humanity
One hundred twenty-nine formerly homeless young people designed fictional instruments, and an exhibition of their sketches is starting conversations all over Washington state.
Bright Idea: A Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Lets Survivors Keep Their Four-Legged Friends
At the domestic violence shelter run by Family Assistance Program in Victorville, CA, there’s a dog run in the yard and waterproof flooring and doggy doors in two of the five rooms.
Voices from the Field: How Mothers With PTSD Raise Trauma-Prone Children
Claude Chemtob studied dozens of traumatized young mothers and found that their experiences made their children more prone to suffer traumas of their own.
Q&A: Pamela Wiseman of the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The executive director of New Mexico's main source for domestic violence training says that trauma is at the heart of her state's problems.
Q&A: Peg Dierkers of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The executive director of the nation's first statewide domestic violence relief organization speaks about challenges old and new.
Want to Start a Youth Program? Get Going Today With Our All-New Guide
We’re excited to unveil a new, interactive version of our “Guide to Starting a Youth Program.” It’s the only resource of its kind specifically developed for people (both adults and teens) who want to work with youth and help improve their well-being—and their futures.
Six Ways You Can Help Youth During National Runaway Prevention Month--and Beyond
To mark National Runaway Prevention Month, we're highlighting essential advice for preventing young people from leaving home and helping them when they do.
Q&A: Jessica Nunan of Caminar Latino on Listening to and Empowering Youth Affected by Domestic Violence
Jessica Nunan discusses her counseling work with young people who have witnessed domestic violence, and the specific needs of that population.
How To Help a Young Person Who Has Witnessed Domestic Violence
Chris Newlin, executive director of the National Children's Advocacy Center, takes us step by step through the intake process for a young person who has witnessed violence at home.