As we gear up for the holiday season this November, many of us will begin to count our blessings. At the same time, an overwhelming number of young people across the country will be trying to figure out where to sleep or receive their next meal. To raise awareness for these youth who runaway and/or [...]
The National Network for Youth is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 Home for the Holidays campaign. Together with our partners, Covenant House, the National Center on Housing and Child Welfare, and the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, we hope to raise awareness and inspire action to help [...]
EDITORS NOTE: This post was originally posted on June 4th when 353 organizations endorsing the Homeless Children and Youth Act (HCYA). On July 2, 2015 we reached 400 organizations supporting HCYA. The National Network for Youth (NN4Y) is a membership organization of service providers, state agencies, coalitions, faith-based organizations, advocates, and individuals who [...]
121 organizations and individuals signed on in support of the comments and recommendations that the National Network for Youth compiled and wrote. These recommendations were the result of expert input from service providers, community workers and other interested parties.
The National Network for Youth (NN4Y), a national non-partisan public education and advocacy organization, is seeking a talented individual as a temporary part-time Public Policy Associate to assist in developing and implementing public education campaigns and policy advocacy strategies related to runaway and homeless youth.
Do you have a home for the Holidays? Many young people don't. America’s homeless and former foster youth enter colleges and universities and on average graduate at a much lower rate than their non-homeless peers.