This report (PDF, 108 pages) highlights the achievements and future goals of the Federal Interagency Reentry Council, a collaboration of more than 20 agencies that works to develop and advance innovative approaches to give individuals leaving the criminal justice system meaningful access to opportunities to get their lives back on track. The report also features links to multiple resources related to reentry, employment, healthcare, children of incarcerated parents, special populations, and collateral consequences. Learn more (PDF, 108 pages).
Application Deadline: October 31, 2016
State, local, and tribal communities are invited to apply to become a Performance Partnership Pilot (P3) to test innovative, outcome-focused strategies to achieving better outcomes for youth who are disconnected or at risk of becoming disconnected from critical social institutions and supports. This third round of pilots offers up to 10 communities the opportunity to propose bold new ideas for how they would use P3 flexibility to transform the way they deliver services and improve outcomes for their disconnected youth. Learn more.
These resources can help professionals who serve young fathers and their families to reach and engage more young fathers; influence research, practice, and policy to better address the needs of this population; and improve the lives of young fathers and their families:
- Recruiting Young Fathers: Five Things to Know (PDF, 2 pages)
- Retaining Young Fathers: Five Things to Know (PDF, 2 pages)
- Serving Young Fathers: Important Things to Know and How They Make a Difference (PDF, 5 pages)
- Serving Young Fathers: An Assessment and Checklist for Grantee Organizations (PDF, 11 pages)
- Serving Young Fathers: A Workbook of Activities (PDF, 10 pages)
This report (PDF, 7 pages) presents facts about substance use among college students, ages 18 to 22, using combined data from the 2011 to 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. According to the report, more than one-third of college students engaged in binge drinking, and about one in five used an illicit drug in the last month. Learn more (PDF, 7 pages).
This report (PDF, 13 pages) offers a first look at the 2013-14 Civil Rights Data Collection, a survey of all public schools and school districts in the United States that highlights data related to equity and opportunity gaps in public schools. The data show disparities exist for students of color, students whose first language is not English, and students with disabilities when it comes to discipline, early learning, college and career readiness, and absenteeism. Learn more (PDF, 13 pages).
Application Deadline: October 3, 2016
This position provides the opportunity for up to eight qualified, diverse college students to serve as facilitators for the 2017 National 4-H Conference, to be held March 25-30, 2017, in the Washington, DC, area. Facilitators will serve a major role at the Conference as group facilitators for these high school youth roundtables, guiding the development and presentation of the briefings. Facilitators can earn college credit and will have their conference expenses covered. Learn more.
This report (PDF, 16 pages) presents information from the 2013 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement, a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities. The data provide a detailed picture of youth in residential placement, including their age, gender, race, offenses, and adjudication status. Learn more (PDF, 16 pages).
This report (PDF, 97 pages) presents the findings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape. The Panel gathered information on the practices of selected correctional institutions that had either a low or a high prevalence of inmate sexual victimization and made recommendations that aim to help eliminate sexual victimization in prisons, jails, and juvenile correctional facilities. Learn more (PDF, 97 pages).
This slideshow highlights the six FYSB adulthood preparation subjects that grantees of the Personal Responsibility Education Program teach to help prepare young people for adulthood. The slideshow also addresses how other youth-serving professionals can incorporate these subjects into their programs. Learn more.
This article highlights a recent study which examined why teens talk with extended family members about sex and what they discuss. The results indicate that almost 60% of teens in the study talked with extended family members about sex, and youth who said they talked exclusively to extended family members about sex were more than twice as likely to have had sex. Learn more.