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Together, We Are Solving Youth Homelessness

The National Network for Youth envisions a future in which every community in America has an appropriate, youth-centric system response to prevent and ensure that every young person has a safe place to call home. To achieve this vision, we actively work for systemic change through education and [...]

New Publication: Family First Prevention Services Act:Implications for Addressing Youth Homelessness

New Publication: Family First Prevention Services Act:Implications for Addressing Youth Homelessness Pathways between foster care and youth homelessness are well established and NN4Y and ChildFocus have teamed up to shine a light on the need to promote meaningful collaboration between runaway and homeless youth providers and the child welfare [...]

Meet Our New Board Directors

Meet Our New Board Directors We’re proud to introduce three new NN4Y Board Directors. As you know, a strong, committed board is crucial to a non-profit organization like ours. Please join us in welcoming: Arash Ghafoori, Executive Director of the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth in Las Vega, NV, [...]

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 [...]

We Updated Our Look!

Since 2015, the National Network for Youth has undergone a period of intense growth and development. We have hired three new team members, including full-time Directors of Public Policy and Youth Engagement. Meanwhile, NN4Y has expanded the breadth of our work by pursuing additional partnerships with policymakers, experts and organizations [...]

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