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News Archives

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Using Ice Breakers

December 22, 2010

New small-group activities to make your program stronger.

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Ask NCFY: Being an LGBTQ-friendly space

December 20, 2010

Letting youth know that you're an accepting space starts with making sure your program really is.

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New Tool for Working with Undocumented Homeless Youth

December 17, 2010

A new publication helps youth workers and educators better serve undocumented homeless youth.

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Ask NCHYF: Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth

December 10, 2010

Q: My program needs help working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.  What resources are out there?

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Bright Idea: With Training, Host Homes Offer LGBTQ Youth a Safe Harbor

December 9, 2010

Program directors from Avenues for Homeless Youth (Minneapolis) and UCAN (Chicago) explain why host homes can be uniquely well-suited living arrangements for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in transition.

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New Voices From the Field Podcast: NICWA Director Terry Cross

December 8, 2010

Terry Cross explains his pioneering work with the "relational worldview" in NCFY's latest podcast.

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FYSB Announces Art Contest for Youth Programs

December 3, 2010

Want FYSB to help you showcase the creativity of your youth and making your program brighter?  Enter FYSB's Art Contest for Youth Programs!

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December 1 Is World AIDS Day

December 1, 2010

There are plenty of free resources available to assist youth workers in boosting awareness and fighting HIV/AIDS.