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Get to Know a Grantee: Project Oz

January 28, 2019

This month, we feature Project Oz in Bloomington, IL. In addition to their BCP, MGH, TLP, and SOP grants from FYSB, Project Oz has a special TLP grant to help them implement housing for survivors of human trafficking. In commemoration of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Lisa Thompson, Project Oz Executive Director, discusses the overlap between runaway and homeless youth and trafficking-survivor services.

Issue Brief: Facts and Figures About Runaway and Homeless Youth

November 5, 2018

Causes of running away and homelessness among young people are many and varied, as are potential consequences. This issue brief provides some of the facts and figures related to runaway and homeless youth in the U.S.

Get to Know a Grantee: Bellefaire JCB

October 29, 2018

For this edition of Get to Know a Grantee, we feature Bellefaire JCB in Cleveland, Ohio. Bellefaire JCB offers services to almost 22,000 youth and their families each year through more than 25 programs.

Issue Brief: The Health Needs of Homeless Youth

October 29, 2018

Despite the importance of a healthy youth population, runaway and homeless youth face many barriers to physical health and many obstacles to obtaining care.


February 1-28 National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 1 National #teenDVmonth Kick-off Rally sponsored by Break the Cycle

February 5 at 2:00 p.m. EST National Center for Homeless Education webinar: Understanding Doubled Up

February 11 at 1:00 p.m. EST Youth Collaboratory's free webinar: 2019 Federal Funding

February 11 at 2:00 p.m. EST National Center for Homeless Education's webinar: McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness 

February 12 Break the Cycle sponsors Wear #Orange4Love for #teenDVmonth

February 14 Break the Cycle hosts #ChalkAboutLove for #teenDVmonth 

February 17-20 National Dropout Prevention Center hosts the 2019 At-Risk Youth National FORUM: Connection: Strategies for Reaching At-Risk Youth in Myrtle Beach, SC

February 20 at 2:00 p.m. EST DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) hosts an expert Q&A webinar: Serving Victims of Teen Dating Violence

February 27  at 1:00 p.m. EST Youth Collaboratory's webinar: Transitional Living/Maternity Group Home: Developing a Competitive Application 

February 28 at 2:00 p.m. EST National Center for Homeless Education's webinar: Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Students Experiencing Homelessness