Opening Doors, the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness celebrated its four year anniversary this week and USICH is open to amending the plan in four key areas. Learn how you can participate.
Happy New Year from the National Network for Youth!
The Network's Policy Director was asked to write a blog post for the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness' (USICH) Youth Week.
November, 20, 2013—Today is NN4Y's National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) Hill Day. This day of action needs YOUR participation to be successful! Please take a few minutes to call, email or write to your federal representatives. We have compiled all the information you need to participate.
NN4Y’s Huffington Post Article: Kids Caught in Child Trafficking Are Victims, Not Perps—And Need Our Help
Tough economic times and strapped government budgets are tearing our social fabric in the weakest places. One of the saddest and most gruesome examples is the steady rise in the commercial sexual exploitation of children, especially those who run away from home or broken systems designed to protect them.
Upcoming Webinar—Working Together: Increasing Early Childhood Education Services for Homeless Children
June 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT. This webinar is intended to provide information to CoCs and homeless services providers. Register Today!
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.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Administrator Bob Listenbee used an annual conference of state juvenile justice advisory groups last week to outline the new organizational structure of his agency, which has been in the works literally for years. One of the biggest goals of the reorganization was to break up the old state relations process, in which the OJJDP staffer who served as a liaison to a state also monitoring that state’s compliance.
Chief Executive Officer Kathy Tuell, of the Florida Keys Children's Shelter is leaving after 18 years, saying she and her husband are moving to Oklahoma in September to care for her husband's aged parents.
Federal funding has been reduced across the board and funding for youth and families services are no exception. This webinar is designed to help you to succeed in this highly competitive environment. We will help you understand and creatively take advantage of the funding still to be released during the 2013 grant season.