Youth

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Using Behavioral Economics to Help Incarcerated Parents Apply for Child Support Order Modifications

The intervention produced a highly statistically significant impact at relatively low cost.

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Know How to Plan for Specific Needs Before a Disaster

Big Brother helps prepare youth for the real world, including life's emergencies.

 

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Bringing Hope to Native Communities: Resources for Suicide Prevention

Native Americans are an extremely young population and youth are especially vulnerable to suicide.

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Back to School: Keep Kids Safe from Bullies

28% of U.S. students in grades 6–12 experience bullying.

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The Alvarez Family

A Miami couple has welcomed more than 100 foster children into their home.

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The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well Being

Increasing our understanding of children and families who come into contact with the Child Welfare system

ACF’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Linda K. Smith and Regional Administrator for ACF Region II Joyce Thomas attended a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Long Beach Head Start Facility.

Rebuilding Head Start in Long Beach, NY: Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Long Beach community will get a new Head Start facility thanks to the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund.

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International Youth Day: How Youth Can Combat the Stigma of Mental Health

Every year, approximately 20 percent of the world’s youth experience a mental health condition.

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Training Tribal Leaders Nationwide

The Child Care Peer Learning and Leadership Network.

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Human Trafficking and Indigenous Populations

Risk factors for trafficking of American Indian, Alaska Native and Pacific Islanders include poverty, poor education and inequality.

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