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NN4Y Assesses the 2018 Midterms

Last week, Americans went to the polls to vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections. All of the 435 House of Representatives seats were up for reelection, and 35 of the 100 Senate seats (which included 1 special election). In addition, there were a number of key state races. The Democrats have won a majority in [...]

By |2018-11-16T09:47:11+00:00November 16, 2018|Public Policy Updates|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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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+00:00March 21, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

New White Paper Outlines Key Policy Strategies To Combat Youth Homelessness and Human Trafficking

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2018 New White Paper Outlines Key Policy Strategies To Combat Youth Homelessness and Human Trafficking Washington, D.C. - Today, the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) released the white paper “Responding to Youth Homelessness: A Key Strategy for Preventing Human Trafficking” to outline key policies to prevent youth homelessness [...]

By |2018-03-19T06:18:19+00:00March 19, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

US will be at World Cup in Russia – giving a voice to 4 million youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/7/18 FOR PRESS INQUIRIES: National Network for Youth: Darla Bardine, 202.783.7949, darla.bardine@nn4youth.org America SCORES: Jake Lloyd, 202.393.6999 x22, jlloyd@americascores.org US will be at World Cup in Russia - giving a voice to 4 million youth Life-changing experience awaits nine DC teens Washington, DC — We're going to the World Cup in [...]

By |2018-02-07T13:28:46+00:00February 7, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

NN4Y Salutes Techie Youth’s Eric David Benari & Tanuja Prasad

Giving At-Risk Youth the Gift of Technology NN4Y Salutes Techie Youth’s Eric David Benari & Tanuja Prasad In the heart of NYC sits a groundbreaking organization with one vision in mind -- giving at-risk youth the gift of self-sufficiency through technology education. Eric David Benari founded Techie Youth with the goal of providing completely free [...]

By |2017-12-18T09:55:51+00:00December 18, 2017|#boldsalute|0 Comments

GROUNDBREAKING REPORT REVEALS SIGNIFICANT HOMELESSNESS AMONG AMERICA’S YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS

GROUNDBREAKING REPORT REVEALS SIGNIFICANT HOMELESSNESS AMONG AMERICA’S YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS Homelessness just as prevalent in rural, urban communities; 1 in 3 homeless young women are pregnant or parenting   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 15, 2017 – Earlier today, Voices of Youth Count, an initiative of Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, released a first-of-its [...]

By |2017-11-21T15:54:05+00:00November 15, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments