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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+00:00August 7, 2018|Network News|0 Comments

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 unaccompanied homeless youth (UHY) reported [...]

By Barbara Duffield, Executive Director, SchoolHouse Connection, and Darla Bardine, Executive Director, National Network for Youth|2017-07-11T07:09:26+00:00July 11, 2017|Network News|0 Comments

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 for Youth’s Board of Directors. [...]

By |2017-05-30T12:21:22+00:00May 30, 2017|Network News|0 Comments

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 throughout the country. As a [...]

By |2017-03-12T17:13:39+00:00August 9, 2016|Network News|0 Comments

NN4Y is Expanding Our Partnerships with Young Leaders!

  Since 1974, the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) has pursued inclusive and collaborative solutions to youth homelessness in America. Today, we uphold that mission by announcing the expansion of our National Youth Advisory Council (NYAC)! We need your help in identifying formerly homeless young leaders, who are passionate about using their voice to create [...]

By |2017-03-12T17:13:39+00:00June 17, 2016|Network News|0 Comments

Over 400 Organizations Support the Homeless Children and Youth Act—NN4Y is One of Them

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 [...]

By |2017-03-12T17:13:40+00:00June 3, 2015|Network News|0 Comments