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Preparing Staff to Work With Trafficked Youth

March 7, 2011

Thousands of youth are trafficked in the United States every year. The Polaris Project offers several tools youth-serving organizations can use to prepare their staff members to serve these young people well.  

Ask NCFY: Domestic Human Trafficking of Youth Is a Big Problem That’s Hard to Pin Down

March 1, 2011

NCFY attempts to answer the question "How many youth are trafficked in the United States each year?" Throughout March, we'll be looking at the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of young people.

Dating-Violence Fact Sheets for Teens

February 17, 2011

These resources help teens identify and deal with dating violence and abuse.

Primary Sources: Can a Neighborhood Stop Dating Violence?

February 16, 2011

Teens in urban Chicago were studied to determine how often dating violence happens, who suffers, and whether communities can play a role in stopping it.

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