WASHINGTON, DC – As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Congress stands to decide whether to help America's homeless youth or leave them out in the cold, said the National Network for Youth, the nation's leading network of homeless youth community based service providers, advocates and allies. For 40 years federally-funded runaway and homeless youth programs have been providing critical services to youth all across America.
Senator Hatch and Senator Leahy Introduce Congressional Resolution Recognizing November as National Runaway Prevention Month
WASHINGTON, DC—On November 20, 2013, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) introduced S. Res. 308, a joint resolution in the Senate recognizing the ideals of National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) to raise awareness about runaway and homeless youth issues in America.