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Get to Know a Grantee: Alternatives for Girls

May 17, 2019

We developed the Get to Know a Grantee questionnaire to illustrate the great variety of youth-serving FYSB grantees, to share their insights on the work that they do, and to inspire collaboration and the sharing of experiences and ideas. This month, we feature Alternatives for Girls, a Detroit-based nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and explore opportunities to be safe, to grow strong, and to make positive choices in their lives.

Q&A: New RHY Resources From the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty

May 7, 2019

The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, the only nonprofit legal agency working to end and prevent homelessness in the U.S., recently published Alone Without a Home, which looks at 13 key issue areas affecting the lives and futures of unaccompanied youth.

Dispose of Old Prescriptions on April 27, National Take Back Day

April 24, 2019

Check your medicine cabinets, clean out those old prescriptions — National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is coming up!

Hepatitis A: Vigilance Needed for a Growing Problem

April 8, 2019

CDC is reporting widespread outbreaks of hepatitis A. Because people experiencing homelessness are at increased risk of becoming infected with the hepatitis A virus, it is now recommended that all persons aged 1 year and older experiencing homelessness receive the hepatitis A vaccine. Read more about hepatitis A and how to prevent it.

Calendar

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May 1-31 National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month 2019

May 1-31 National Foster Care Month 2019

May 1 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Street Outreach: Developing a Competitive Application

May 5-8 – National Association of Workforce Development Professionals hosts its 36th Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX

May 7 at 2:30 p.m. ET. DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention webinar: Homeless Youth Prevention

May 7 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education webinar: Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness

May 6-9 – National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College presents: Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sex Trafficking in Portland, OR

May 8 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Basic Center: Developing a Competitive Application

May 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET. DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the National Training & Technical Assistance Center webinar: Cyber Safety for Young Adults

May 14-15 – Mentor Support Collaboration hosts Trauma Informed Care Training Conference: Bridging Cities: Building Collaboration in Portland, OR

May 15-17 – Daniel Kids hosts the 26th Annual National Foster Care Conference: Footsteps to the Future in St. Petersburg, FL

May 16 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Coalition for Juvenile Justice webinar: Shifting from Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) to Racial and Ethnic Disparities (RED)

May 16 at 12:00 p.m. ET. SAMHSA Homeless and Housing Resource Network Spotlight Series webinar: Understanding Homelessness, Housing First, and Permanent Supportive Housing

May 17 - Futures Without Violence, Break the Cycle, and DOJ Office on Violence Against Women present Summit Series on Youth & Violence: Innovative Justice in Washington, DC

May 21-23 – National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium hosts Child and Family Services Evaluation: Partnerships in the Era of Family First in Baltimore, MD

May 21-23 – Stockton University presents the National IV-E Roundtable for Child Welfare Training and Education in Atlantic City, NJ

May 23 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education webinar: McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness

May 23 at 3:30 p.m. ET. SAMHSA Homeless and Housing Resource Network Spotlight Series webinar: Supporting People with SMI/SUD in Housing First and Permanent Supportive Housing

May 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Basic Center: Developing a Competitive Grant Application

May 22-25- National Health Care for the Homeless Council hosts the 2019 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium in Washington, DC

May 25 - DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents National Missing Children's Day 2019: Bringing Our Missing Children Home Safely

May 29 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education webinar: Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services

May 29 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Street Outreach: Developing a Competitive Grant Application

May 30 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Transitional Living/Maternity Group Home: Developing a Competitive Grant Application

May 30-31 – National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College presents: Responding to Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation in Tribal Communities Specialized Training in Shiprock, NM