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WE ARE RECRUITING FOR THE NYAC

Do you know a young adult ages 18-26 who wants to make a huge impact to end youth homelessness? NN4Y is committed to ensuring that our work is driven directly by the priorities of young people. The NYAC provides young adults the opportunity to set NN4Y’s [...]

September 17, 2021|News|

Many are likely to face homelessness

NN4Y calls on Congress to oversee federal agencies responsible for disbursing these funds and ensuring they reach all eligible persons, including young adults and families. On August 26, the Supreme Court ended the nationwide eviction moratorium (or ban), which began in September 2020 and expired on October [...]

September 2, 2021|News|

NYAC Receives the 2021 Youth in Action Award

Last week, the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) was honored that our National Youth Advisory Council (NYAC) received the 2021 Youth in Action Award from National Safe Place Network (NSPN). We are grateful to NSPN for recognizing the incredible work of our NYAC. It is our privilege to partner [...]

NN4Y Attended a Roundtable Discussion at the White House with the Biden-Harris Administration

Last week, the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) was honored to be invited to a White House roundtable discussion with the Biden-Harris administration on youth employment provision in the Build Back Better Plan. Cedric Richmond, Senior Advisor to President Biden, hosted this conversation with eleven youth-focused organizations. NN4Y highlighted the [...]

#DisabilityPrideMonth 

July is Disability Pride Month! This annual observance promotes visibility, and mainstream awareness of the positive pride felt by people with disabilities. It's a chance to honor each person's uniqueness as "a natural and beautiful part of human diversity," according to America's Disability Community. To celebrate, we asked NYAC member [...]

Child Tax Credit

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) included an expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC). It will give most families $3,000 to $3,600 per child this year, even if your family has little to no income. Starting today, July 15 through December 2021, families will get monthly payments to help with the [...]

Policy Update: FY22 Appropriations

The federal appropriations (funding) process happens annually and starts in the House after the President’s budget is released. This week, the House Appropriations Committee moved forward the spending bill that funds the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD subcommittee) and released proposed spending levels for U.S. [...]

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