Youth

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Ending Human Trafficking is Everyone’s Job

Human trafficking can be hidden in plain sight.  Victims may not realize they are being targeted by traffickers until it is too late.

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2015 Brings New Federal Action to Prevent Child Trafficking

ACF will work even closer with states and child welfare systems to protect children who are vulnerable to human trafficking.

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Nation Sees Reduction in Child Abuse and Neglect in Annual Child Welfare Report

More must be done to prevent abuse to avoid long-lasting health effects.

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ACF Anti-Trafficking Initiatives: 2014 Year in Review

From increased grant funding and identification of human trafficking cases to strengthened partnerships and health care response, much was accomplished this past year.

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Tribal Home Visiting Grantees Submit Benchmarks Data for the First Time

New information being collected will provide quantifiable data on improvements of eligible families participating in the program.

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Following Her Heart

Randee Logan gives a foster child a 'forever family.'

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Family Engagement Inventory Now Live!

Learn about a new interactive web-based tool that helps familiarize professionals in child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, education and early childhood education on family engagement.

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Child Welfare Information Gateway Unveils New Website

New functionality enhances access to child welfare information, resources and tools.

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New Resources to Support the Financial Well-being of Youth in Foster Care

The Children’s Bureau and the Office of Community Services Partner to Develop A Financial Empowerment Toolkit for Youth and Young Adults in Foster Care.

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Boston Leaders and Youth Meet to Support My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Hispanic and African American young men provided several ideas at summit to improve the community.

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