Get to Know a Grantee: Waking the Village Encourages Young Mothers to Advocate for Justice and Achieve Career Success

May 25, 2021

The Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program understands that the mission of Maternity Group Home (MGH) grantees is to help young women “get busy living rather than surviving.”  RHY Program Specialist Tim Joyce talked to Bridget Alexander, Executive Director and co-founder of Waking the Village (WTV) in Sacramento, California, to find out how her organization puts that message into action. Alexander, a former high school teacher, co-founded WTV about two decades ago.

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Get to Know a Grantee: Hawaiian Youth Services Network

May 25, 2021

RHY Grantee Supports Young People Across the Hawaiian Islands

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Updated CDC Guidance for COVID-19 (May 17, 2021)

May 18, 2021

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their recommendations for vaccinating adolescents aged 12 and over. Provided below are links to important information and resources that provide accurate, current information of the facts and benefits related to vaccinating adolescents aged 12 and over. Please share this information with your staff, program participants and other stakeholders as appropriate.

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Building Capacity Among FYSB Programs to Address Human Trafficking

January 12, 2021

By Elizabeth Darling, Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families 

Acting Associate Commissioner, Family and Youth Services Bureau 

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