National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families


January 1-31 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January 11 -Wear Blue for National Human Trafficking Awareness Day hosted by the Department of Homeland Security

January 17 at 2:00 EST - Webinar from the Office of Trafficking in Persons: Responding to Foreign Minor Victims of Trafficking

January 22-27 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) sponsors National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week: Shatter the Myths

January 24 - NIDA hosts an all-day National Drugs & Alchohol Chat Day. @NIDAnews. #NDAFW

January 23-27 - National LGBTQ Task Force: Creating Change Conference in Detroit

January 28 at 2:00 EST - Webinar hosted by FYSB and DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: How Mentoring Supports Runaway and Homeless Youth Victims and Survivors of Commerical Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking

January 30 – February 1 - The National Mentoring Partnerships hosts the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, DC


Previous Events

December 1 - World AIDS Day 

December 1 - 2018 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) New Jersey Annual Conference: 1 in 5: Youth Mental Health & Wellness in Somerset, NJ

December 3-4 -  OJJDP 2018 National Tribal Youth Conference: Reclaiming the Sacred Circle: Justice and Healing for Tribal Youth through Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment at Agua Caliente Reservation, Coachella Valley, CA

December 5 at 2:00 p.m. ET - Webinar sponsored by the National Mentoring Partnership: How to Engage and Recruit for National Mentoring Month this January

December 3-7 - PeerPlus Peer Delivered Services Training by Youth ERA in Eugene, OR

December 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET - Webinar presented by the National Mentoring Partnership and JPMorgan Chase: Engaging Young Men of Color in Conversations on Masculinity

December 12 at 3:00 p.m. ET - Webinar sponsored by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice: Addressing the Intersection of Juvenile Justice and the Opioid Epidemic with Multisystem Therapy (MST)

December 13 at 4:00 p.m. ET - Sesame Street In Communities presents Connecting the Dots: A Virtual Expert Forum on Family Homelessness

December 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET - Webinar sponsored by the National Mentoring Partnership: Faith Based Mentoring

November 2 at 9:00 a.m. - Webinar hosted by Temple University and the Life After Trauma Organization. In Our Backyards: Pulling Back the Curtain on Homeless Youth Trauma



November 6 - Wear Green Day to raise awareness for NRPM. Post pictures to #NRPM2018

November 8-10 - 34th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Promoting Societal Change: Integrating Traumatic Stress Research, Practice, and Policy for Vulnerable Populations in Washington, DC

November 13 - Light the Night candlelight vigil to show solidarity with youth in crisis

November 20 - Teachable Tuesday about runaway and homeless youth statistics #NRPM2018

November 29 at 3:00 p.m. - National Runaway Safeline hosts NRPM Twitter Chat #NRPMChat

November 1-30 - National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) 

October 31-November 1 - 2018 National Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Grantees Training in Austin, TX. Open to the public for the first time.

October 1-31 - Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 23 at 3:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, Substance Use, Trauma, and Domestic Violence: Critical Issues, Promising Approaches

October 27-30 - 30th Annual Conference of the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) in Anaheim, CA

October 29 at 12:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by SchoolHouse Connection, Shelter and Services for Homeless Youth in Higher Education

October 16-18 - Juvenile Sex Trafficking (JuST) Conference in San Diego, CA

October 18 at 3:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, This is Your Brain on Drugs. This is Your Brain on Trauma

September 1-30 - National Suicide Prevention Month

September 26 at 2:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs, Youth Don't Need to Be Fixed: Strategic Framing for Messaging on Positive Youth Development

September 26 at 3:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by Coalition for Juvenile Justice, Advocating for Trafficked Girls by Disrupting the Abuse to Prison Pipeline

September 24 at 2:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by the National Girls Initiative (NGI) and DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Understanding Girls and the Juvenile Justice System - A Review of Recent National Data.

September 20 at 2:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Financial Literacy for Teens. Presenters will discuss identify theft, an issue of concern to foster youth.

September 17 at 2:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by School House Connection, Educating Homeless Students in Large Urban School Districts 

September 17 at 2:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, in collaboration with the National Mentoring Resource Center, Mentoring Children and Youth Affected by Opioid Misuse and Substance Abuse

August 30 at 2:00 p.m. - Webinar sponsored by the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families, Teen Dating & Healthy Relationships in the Digital Age

August 23 at 3:00 p.m. - SAMHSA Webinar, Empowering Youth to Develop Community Connections to Achieve and Maintain Behavioral Wellness and Housing Stability

August 21 at 1:00 p.m. - HHS Office of Family Assistance PeerTA Webinar, Developing Stable Employer Partnerships 

August 13-15 - National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking in Portland, OR

July 23-25 – National Alliance to End Homelessness’ 2018 National Conference to End Homelessness and Capitol Hill Day in Washington, DC

July 12 - Capacity Building Center for States' Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2018: Fostering a Healthy Workforce

June 28-July 1 - 2018 Annual Conference of the National Foster Parent Association: Waves of Change: Oceans of Opportunity in Orlando, FL

May 1-31 – National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May 30-June 1 – 2018 Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Conference: Strengthening Communities: Promoting Resiliency in Youth and Families in Washington, DC

May 10-12 – 29th Annual Conference of the Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York: Nurture and Heal: Overcoming the Circle of Trauma and Taking Care of Ourselves in Albany, NY