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.
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.
February 1-28 National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
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