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Take Action: Ask Your U.S. Representative to Cosponsor HCYA, H.R. 2001

Take Action: Ask Your U.S. Representative to Cosponsor The Homeless Children and Youth Act (H.R. 2001) Encourage your U.S. House Representative to support and cosponsor the Homeless Children and Youth Act (H.R. 2001). Currently, the definition of "homeless" used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is narrow, and excludes children and [...]

By Jo Ann Paanio, JD, Director of Policy and Advocacy, NN4Y|2019-09-23T16:04:54-04:00September 23, 2019|Public Policy Updates|0 Comments

New Documentary: Lost In America

What does it feel like waking up each morning not knowing where you might find your next place to sleep, when you may come across your next meal, or why is it that others look at you with a lack of compassion? No one wakes up one day and thinks, “I want to [...]

By |2019-09-18T07:31:00-04:00September 18, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HUD’s New Foster Youth to Independence Initiative (FYI)

HUD’s New Foster Youth to Independence Initiative (FYI) HUD gave youth a seat at the table and it turns out they can cook   By Ruth White, Executive Director, NCHCW I consider myself a pretty good advocate.  I’ve increased a federal line item or two over the years.  Most notably, HUD’s Family Unification Program (FUP). [...]

By Ruth White, Executive Director, National Center for Housing and Child Welfare |2019-08-08T14:19:43-04:00August 8, 2019|Blog Post|0 Comments

NN4Y Welcomes Two New Team Members

Join NN4Y in welcoming two new team members: Jo Ann Paanio, JD as our Director of Policy & Advocacy and Andrew Palomo, MSW as our Director of Community Strategies. We are so excited Jo Ann and Andrew joined the NN4Y team! Jo Ann Paanio joins the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) as the Director [...]

By |2019-06-21T10:41:18-04:00June 21, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Report Explores Pathways Into Youth Homelessness; Elevates Critical Importance of RHYA

New Report Explores Pathways Into Youth Homelessness; Elevates Critical Importance of RHYA This latest brief from Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago highlights the findings of the 215 in-depth interviews of young people ages 13-25, in five US counties: Cook County, IL; Philadelphia County, PA; San Diego County, CA; Travis County, TX; [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:16:36-04:00June 5, 2019|Blog Post, News|0 Comments

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|1 Comment

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