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Racism is a Public Health Threat

The National Network for Youth works to address and respond to youth homelessness and in doing so recognizes the systemic oppression that has been institutionalized and continues to impact black and brown lives. Now is the time for each and every one of us to look within and ask [...]

Staying Connected While Practicing Social Distancing

It is unquestionable that COVID-19 has heavily impacted not only our nation, but the entire world. I have to be frank, when all of the major media platforms began explaining what COVID-19 was and what the projected outcomes of this virus were, I was struck with fear because nothing [...]

Benjamin Saldana, National Youth Advisory CouncilMarch 27, 2020|Blog Post|

Take Action: Ask Your U.S. Representative to Cosponsor HCYA, H.R. 2001

Take Action: Ask Your U.S. Representative to Cosponsor The Homeless Children and Youth Act (H.R. 2001) Encourage your U.S. House Representative to support and cosponsor the Homeless Children and Youth Act (H.R. 2001). Currently, the definition of "homeless" used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is [...]

Jo Ann Paanio, JD, Director of Policy and Advocacy, NN4YSeptember 23, 2019|Public Policy Updates|

HUD’s New Foster Youth to Independence Initiative (FYI)

HUD’s New Foster Youth to Independence Initiative (FYI) HUD gave youth a seat at the table and it turns out they can cook   By Ruth White, Executive Director, NCHCW I consider myself a pretty good advocate.  I’ve increased a federal line item or two over the years.  Most notably, [...]

Ruth White, Executive Director, National Center for Housing and Child Welfare August 8, 2019|Blog Post|

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Month

National Network for Youth With this January marking the second National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) has continually made its mission to spur action for more effective approaches to addressing youth human trafficking. This month has aided in raising awareness about modern [...]

Natalie SeoJanuary 30, 2019|Articles, News|

NN4Y Statement on Passage of JJDPA with RHYA Reauthorization

NN4Y Statement on Passage of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act with provisions Reauthorizing the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Today, Congress passed H.R. 6964, which reauthorizes the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), and provides for a short-term reauthorization of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA). The bill [...]

December 13, 2018|Press Releases|

NN4Y Assesses the 2018 Midterms

Last week, Americans went to the polls to vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections. All of the 435 House of Representatives seats were up for reelection, and 35 of the 100 Senate seats (which included 1 special election). In addition, there were a number of key state races. The Democrats [...]

NN4Y Salutes Angela Luna

Fashioning Solutions for a Displaced Population NN4Y Salutes Angela Luna If you’re thinking about how to turn your passion for something you love to do into a catalyst for social change - think of Angela Luna. While a student at The New School’s Parsons School of Design, Angela, the CEO [...]

November 13, 2017|#boldsalute|

NN4Y Salutes Robert Egger

Food Fight: Using Food to Heal, Unite and Rebuild NN4Y Salutes Robert Egger This month we are honoring the efforts of Robert Egger, the founder of L.A. Kitchen. Robert has committed himself to the tremendous undertaking of recovering food that would otherwise be wasted to feed and employ those that [...]

October 25, 2017|#boldsalute|
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