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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

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Month

National Network for Youth With this January marking the second National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the National Network for Youth (NN4Y) has continually made its mission to spur action for more effective approaches to addressing youth human trafficking. This month has aided in raising awareness about modern slavery and trafficking and educating [...]

By Natalie Seo|2019-01-30T19:52:35-04:00January 30, 2019|NN4Y Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NN4Y Statement on Passage of JJDPA with RHYA Reauthorization

NN4Y Statement on Passage of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act with provisions Reauthorizing the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Today, Congress passed H.R. 6964, which reauthorizes the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), and provides for a short-term reauthorization of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA). The bill will now go to the President [...]

By |2018-12-13T11:49:48-04:00December 13, 2018|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