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NN4Y Salutes Y2Y’s Sam & Sarah

How Engaged Students Become Innovative Leaders NN4Y Salutes Y2Y’s Sam & Sarah Sam Greenberg and Sarah Rosenkrantz are the co-founders of Y2Y Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA. Y2Y Harvard Square is the nation’s first student-run overnight shelter. It employs a youth-to-youth model to provide a safe and affirming environment for [...]

National Network for YouthSeptember 6, 2017|#boldsalute|

Public Schools Reported More Unaccompanied Youth Experiencing Homelessness in 2015-2016. Is This Good News?

Public Schools Reported More Unaccompanied Youth Experiencing Homelessness in 2015-2016. Is This Good News? By Barbara Duffield, Executive Director, SchoolHouse Connection, and Darla Bardine, Executive Director, National Network for Youth Preliminary data[i] released by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) last month indicate a significant jump in the number of [...]

Barbara Duffield, Executive Director, SchoolHouse Connection, and Darla Bardine, Executive Director, National Network for YouthJuly 11, 2017|Network News|

A Message From NN4Y’s New Board Chair

Greetings NN4Y Members, Melinda Giovengo, Chair of the National Network for Youth and CEO of YouthCare Hello from Seattle! This is Melinda Giovengo, PhD. – the CEO of YouthCare. Two weeks ago, I had the deep honor of being elected as the incoming Chairperson of the National Network [...]

Planning for the Baseline PIT Count in Your Community

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is conducting their 2017 annual Point-in-Time (PIT) count this January. HUD has declared 2017 as the baseline year for youth and young adult homelessness but what does that mean for young people and the programs serving them?  According to HUD, 2017 [...]

November 23, 2016|Blog Post|

Daybreak in Dayton: Innovations in Youth Housing

Daybreak, Inc., was founded in 1975 to operate a shelter for runaway and homeless children serving Dayton, Ohio, and surrounding areas. In the decades that followed, the organization took on additional challenges related to youth experiencing homelessness, including the creation of a program that subsidized apartments in the community for [...]

Holly Holtzen, PhD, Director of Research and Strategic Planning, OHFA; Bryan Grady, Research Analyst, OHFA; and Stephanie Casey Pierce, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University September 27, 2016|Blog Post|

The toughest job you’ll ever love: shedding light on the programs for runaway and homeless youth (part II)

In a recent blog post we began to describe a research study we are conducting to address an important, but complex, question, namely, how do we know whether the settings that provide services to runaway and homeless youth (RHY) make a difference in youths’ lives?    photo credit: Lucky S. [...]

Marya Gwadz, PhD and the RHY Impact Collaborative Research Team, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), NYU College of Nursing, Marya.gwadz@nyu.edu and James Bolas, Executive Director, Coalition for Homeless Youth, nychyorg@gmail.comApril 19, 2016|Blog Post|

The toughest job you’ll ever love: shedding light on the programs for runaway and homeless youth (part I)

A few years ago my colleague, James Bolas, the Executive Director of the Coalition for Homeless Youth (http://www.nychy.org), told me there were rumblings that suggested RHY programs had not sufficiently demonstrated whether and how they affect the lives of the young people they serve. In fact, while there is some [...]

Marya Gwadz, PhD and the RHY Impact Collaborative Research Team, Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), NYU College of Nursing, Marya.gwadz@nyu.edu and James Bolas, Executive Director, Coalition for Homeless Youth, nychyorg@gmail.comApril 11, 2016|Blog Post|

Upcoming Webinar—Opening Doors Together: Strategies for Integrating Education and Housing Services

Thursday, June 6 at 2:00 pm ET: Join USICH and the Departments of Education (ED) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to discuss how HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) providers and educators, school social workers, and school homeless liaisons can build relationships and link educational support services and homeless services for youth and families experiencing homelessness.

Jeffrey FetzkoMay 20, 2013|Network News|

After Recession, More Young Adults are Living On the Street

A December 18, 2012, New York Times article, "After Recession, More Young Adults are Living On the Street," focuses on young adults, who are often working and have at least some college education, who can not afford to rent an apartment. Post recession, the 18-24 year old population has the highest unemployment rates under adults.

Jeffrey FetzkoJanuary 2, 2013|Network News|
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