National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

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August 4-10 National Health Center Week

August 7 at 1:30 p.m. ET. HUD webinar: A Primer on HUD's CoC Program Competition: Review of the FY19 Application, HUD Priorities, and Opportunities for DV/SA Providers 

August 7 at 4:00 p.m. ET. National Runaway Safeline webinar: NRPM Past and Present: Effective Strategies to Engage Your Community

August 7-8 – SAMSHA Homeless and Housing Resource Network: A Virtual Summit on Homelessness, Serious Mental Illness, and Substance Use Disorders

August 7-9 – Coalition for Healthy Youth hosts 2019 Conference: Prevention of Youth Substance Abuse: Working Together, Developing Solutions at University of South Carolina Lancaster

August 12-15 – Crimes Against Children Conference in Dallas, TX

August 16 at 2:00 pm.m ET. Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness webinar: Rural Student Homelessness

August 20-21 – National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit: Leveraging Data and Evaluation to Strengthen Families and Promote Well-Being in Washington, DC

August 21 at 2:00 p.m. ET. The Forum for Youth Investment webinar: Moving Toward Equity: A Thought Leader Conversation with Hal Smith

August 26-28 – National Association of Counsel for Children hosts the 42nd Annual National Child Welfare Law Conference in Anaheim, CA

Previous Events

July 1 – FYSB Runaway and Homeless Youth Grant Applications due for Basic CenterStreet Outreach, and Transitional Living Programs

July 1 – Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect hosts workshops: 15th Annual Childhood Grief and Traumatic Loss in Los Angeles, CA

July 4-8 – United National Indian Tribal Youth UNITY National Conference in Orlando, FL

July 8-10 – National Association of School Psychologists 2019 Summer Conference in Phoenix, AZ

July 8-10 – National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges hosts National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking in Pittsburgh, PA

July 10 at 4:00 p.m. ET. National Runaway Safeline webinar: Let’s Talk Runaway Prevention: Stories from the Field

July 11 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention webinar: Understanding the JJDPA: Girls and Sexually Exploited Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

July 15 – United Nations World Youth Skills Day

July 22-24 – National Alliance to End Homelessness hosts the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness and Capitol Hill Day in Washington, DC

July 22-24 – National Association of School Psychologists 2019 Summer Conference in Hartford, CT

July 22-26 – Center for Juvenile Justice Reform holds the Youth in Custody Certificate Program at Georgetown University in Washington, DC

July 25 – FYSB Runaway and Homeless Youth Grant Application due for Maternity Group Home Program

July 25 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Resources Center for Healthy Marriage and Families webinar: Relationship Education Matters for You, Too: Preventing Burnout through Self-Care

July 28-31 – Family Focused Treatment Association hosts 33rd Annual Conference: Fulling the Promise of Permanency in Anaheim, CA

July 28-31 – National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) hosts its 82 Annual Conference in Orlando, FL

July 30 – United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons

June 1-4 – National CASA/GAL Annual Conference Better Together: Building Stronger Families to Change Children’s Lives in Atlanta, GA

June 2-5 – National Children’s Alliance hosts the 2019 Leadership Conference in Washington, DC

June 5 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Measuring Up: Youth-Level Outcomes and Measures for System Responses to Youth Homelessness: A Findings Review

June 6 – UCAN hosts 20th Annual Youth Leadership Awards Dinner in Chicago, IL

June 7 at 1:00 p.m. ET. SAMHSA Homeless and Housing Resource Network webinar: People with Lived Experience: Achieving Meaningful Involvement in Advisory Groups

June 12 at 2:30 p.m. ET. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention webinar: More than Half: Brain Injury among Justice-Involved Youth

June 12-15 – National Foster Parent Association hosts 49th Annual Education Conference in Garden Grove, CA

June 13 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Measuring Up: Youth-Level Outcomes and Measures for System Responses to Youth Homelessness: Implications and Applications

June 17 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention webinar: Improving Your Local Juvenile Justice System through Cross-System Collaboration

June 17-19 –Youth-led/HUD-approved Point Source Youth Symposium at New York University 

June 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The Forum for Youth Investment webinar: A Thought Leader Conversation with Pamela Cantor, MD (Founder and Senior Science Advisor of Turnaround for Children)

June 18-22 – The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s 26th Colloquium: Promoting Trauma-Informed Practice in all Disciplines in Salt Lake City, UT

June 19-22 – Coalition for Juvenile Justice Annual Conference: Bridging the Gap: Improving Outcomes for all Youth in Washington, DC

June 18-20 – Global Youth Justice’s 22nd Annual Youth Justice Training in Las Vegas, NV

June 20 at 3:30 p.m. ET. SAMSHA Homeless and Housing Resource Network Spotlight Series webinar: Funding and Policy Considerations

June 23-26 – National Dropout Prevention Center hosts 1st Annual National Trauma-Skilled Schools Conference in Kissimmee, FL

June 27 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National HIV Testing Day

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

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

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

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

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

April 1-30 National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 1 - New Hampshire Children’s Trust presents 8th Annual Strengthening Families Summit called Hope Starts Here: The Prevention Connection in Concord, NH

April 3 at 2:00 p.m. ET. DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) webinar: OJJDP FY 19 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

April 3-6 - School Social Work Association of America hosts 2019 National School Social Work Conference: Transforming Schools: Transforming the World in Orlando, FL

April 9 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta webinar: The Fundamentals of Child Sex Trafficking

April 12 at 3:00 p.m. ET. United States Interagency Council on Homelessness webinar: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program: Strategies for Success

April 9-13 - Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) 2019 Conference: Advancing Excellence in Practice and Policy: Meeting the Challenge of the Family First Prevention Services Act in Washington, DC

April 15 – National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical Center webinar: Improving Youth Interactions through Fair and Impartial Justice in Appleton, WI.

April 16 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Network for Youth webinar: Youth Partnerships TTA Support from NN4Y

April 17 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) webinar: Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Students Experiencing Homelessness

April 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) webinar: Sight and Sound Separation and Adult Jail Removal

April 23 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Network for Youth webinar: America's Awareness of Youth Homelessness 

April 23-25 – Ready By 21 National Meeting in Seattle, WA

April 23-27 – National Association of Black Social Workers 51st Annual Conference: Honoring Our Legacy: Constructing Social Policy that Shapes Our Future in Atlanta, GA

April 24-26 - 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN): Strong and Thriving Families in Washington, DC

April 25 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) webinar: Understanding Doubled Up

April 26 at 12:00 p.m. ET.  American Youth Policy Forum hosts College Promise: Supporting Students in College Access and Success in Washington, DC

March 3-6 Georgia Southern University presents the National Youth-At-Risk Conference in Savannah, GA

March 5 at 1:30 p.m. ET. Third Sector webinar: Digging into the SIPPRA NOFA: Next Steps for Governments that May Not Meet All Requirements

March 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education webinar: Paving the Way to College for Students Experiencing Homelessness

March 12 at 1:00 p.m. ET. OJJDP National Training & Technical Assistance Center webinar: Spotlight on Family Engagement in Youth Reentry

March 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education webinar: Determining Eligibility for McKinney-Vento Rights and Services

March 17-20 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges hosts the 2019 National Conference on Juvenile Justice in Las Vegas, NV.

March 18-19 National Network for Youth hosts the 2019 National Summit on Youth Homelessness in Washington, DC

March 20-21 Freedom Network USA presents Grounding & Growing: Tools for a Powerful Anti-Trafficking Movement in Alexandria, VA 

March 21 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Coalition for Juvenile Justice webinar: Status Offenses and Valid Court Orders

March 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Street Outreach: Developing a Competitive Application

March 26 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Transitional Living/Maternity Group Home: Developing a Competitive Application

March 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Youth Collaboratory webinar: Basic Center: Developing a Competitive Application

March 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education webinar: McKinney-Vento 101: Understanding the Rights of Students Experiencing Homelessness

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 

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

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