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Recent Poll Reveals Disparity Between Wanting to Help Homeless Youths and Understanding the Scope of Youth Homelessness in America

Recent Poll Reveals Disparity Between Wanting to Help Homeless Youths and Understanding the Scope of Youth Homelessness in America The National Network for Youth believes in the importance of tapping into key data that will help drive the mission to end youth homelessness forward. This past February, we partnered with Ipsos, a global [...]

By |2019-04-02T12:12:46-04:00March 11, 2019|Blog Post, Network News|0 Comments

Position Available: Director of Community Strategies

The National Network for Youth (NN4Y), a national non-partisan public education and advocacy organization, is seeking a talented and driven individual to be our Director of Community Strategies. This position is a full-time salary position with benefits and will report directly to the Executive Director. The Director of Community Strategies must be creative [...]

By |2019-03-08T09:30:42-04:00March 7, 2019|Network News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NN4Y Welcomes Two New Members of the Board of Directors

We welcome two new appointments to the National Network for Youth board of directors, Sparky Harlan and Christine Gendron. Sparky Harlan has been CEO of Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara, California since 1983. Under her leadership, Bill Wilson Center programs build connections for youth and families to housing, education, employment, and behavioral health [...]

By |2019-03-06T07:57:39-04:00March 6, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

700,000 U.S. Minors are Alone and Without A Home: New Report Addresses Their Rights In Every State

NN4Y Contact: Darla Bardine Executive Director darla.bardine@nn4youth.org NLCHP Contact: Cassidy Waskowicz Acting Director of Development & Communications cwaskowicz@nlchp.org 700,000 U.S. Minors are Alone and Without A Home: New Report Addresses Their Rights In Every State Legal Barriers Prevent Youth from Accessing Essentials like Shelter, Health Care, School (February 13, 2019, Washington, D.C.) [...]

By |2019-02-13T12:26:40-04:00February 13, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)

What You Need to Know About the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) was signed in to law as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act in February 2018. FFPSA implements widespread child welfare reform that specifically focuses on keeping families together to prevent young people from [...]

By |2018-08-23T15:10:44-04:00August 23, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Network for Youth statement in response to children being separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border

National Network for Youth statement in response to children being separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border We are heartbroken that children were suddenly separated from their caregivers and placed in institutional care.  We are particularly concerned that the policies resulting in family separation were implemented as part of an effort to [...]

By |2018-08-22T13:45:13-04:00August 16, 2018|Blog Post|0 Comments

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, Pat Holterman-Hommes, Chief Executive Officer [...]

By |2018-08-07T13:52:55-04:00August 7, 2018|Network News|0 Comments

McCain Institute and National Network for Youth team up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Masten Director of Public Policy National Network for Youth eric.masten@nn4youth.org   (202) 596-5935 Luke Knittig Senior Director of Communications McCain Institute press@mccaininstitute.org   (202) 601-4288 McCain Institute and National Network for Youth team up: Initial project to certify service providers on best practices to counter human trafficking of vulnerable youth in [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:02:56-04:00July 17, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act Introduced in Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2018 Contact: Darla Bardine, darla.bardine@nn4youth.org, 703-239-3122 Eric Masten, eric.masten@nn4youth.org, 202-596-5935 Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act Introduced in Congress Washington, D.C. – On Monday, United States Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Susan Collins (R-ME), joined by Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) introduced the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking [...]

By |2018-03-22T10:40:45-04:00March 21, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments