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Announcements

Posted I May 22 2015

OFA has released four new FY 2015 Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood funding opportunity announcements.

Posted I May 22 2015

This funding opportunity will promote and expand services to children who have a parent who is incarcerated (PDF, 37 pages) that facilitate healthy and positive relationships between incarcerated individuals, their children, and caregivers.

Posted I May 13 2015

Presented by the Urban Institute and NIC, this webinar will highlight innovative and promising programs and practices that community-based organizations and government agencies across the country have implemented to reduce trauma among children whose parents have been involved with the justice system. The webinar has been divided into four distinct sessions. Participants are invited to join one or more of the sessions.

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The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention is working with communities to design city-wide strategies to reduce youth violence...

It is important that communities create a coordinated system of supports for children of...

Activities youth engage in outside of school hours are critical to their development...

stopbullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what...

More than half of teenagers report participating in youth volunteer work, form of civic...

Teen dating violence can be prevented through reducing risk factors, fostering protective...

Teen motor vehicle crashes can be prevented, and statistics indicate that annual teen fatal...

Nearly all young people hold at least one job between ages 18 and 25. There are many advantages...

It is necessary to begin gang prevention efforts at a young age...

Providing timely and direct interventions to homeless and runaway youth is important...

Youth under the age of 18 who are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act are...

Efforts can be undertaken to promote positive mental health and prevent or minimize mental...

Youth benefit from close, caring relationships with adults who serve as positive role models...

Positive Experiences + Positive Relationships + Positive Environments = Positive Youth...

Currently there are a number of initiatives being implemented through the support of the federal...

Involving youth in disaster prevention, preparedness, recovery, and response efforts can help...

Performance Partnership Pilots will test innovative, outcome-focused strategies...

Promoting a positive school climate fosters...

Service-learning is beneficial for students, organizations, and communities...

Youth-serving systems should intervene early to prevent or treat substance abuse...

A great deal is known about suicide prevention and caring for youth after an attempt or death...

Members of the youth-serving community are in a unique position to recognize children who may be...

The IWGYP supports numerous efforts to build the skills and resources of youth aged 16-24...