Quick Fact

  • For 11 Years

    FYSB’s Runaway and Homeless Youth grantees have been using National Runaway Prevention Month to raise awareness about the issues that runaways and homeless youth face.

    Learn more about promoting runaway prevention in communities across America.

  • 9 Sites

    across the country worked with the Federal government last year to come up with better ways to count the number of youth experiencing homelessness.

    Read the report on lessons learned from that effort.

  • Work Participation Rates

    TANF work participation rates measure engagement in certain work activities for families receiving assistance.  The majority of reported hours involve direct work, mostly in employment but also in community service and work experience.  Read more in the Claims Resolution Act Report and the most recent TANF Report to Congress.

  • A staff member from First Ponca Financial Incorporated poses with a project partner

    On average, ANA grantees create or strengthen 16 partnerships per project, helping sustain project benefits after the project ends

  • An elder speaks with two children.

    70% of ANA projects promote intergenerational exchanges, bringing elders and youth together to share cultural knowledge

  • A language mentor poses with her apprentice.

    49 elders and 201 youth, on average, participate in each ANA project, demonstrating our grantees’ commitment to engaging the community

  • Photo from Chickaloon Native Village in Alaska

    Each ANA language project helps approximately 40 youth increase their Native language fluency.

  • Youth is receiving training in science in Alaska

    61 environmental codes for local governments and nonprofits have been developed by ANA grantees in the past six years

  • 1 in 6 women and 1 in 19 men

    have experienced stalking by an intimate partner that made them fearful for their lives or the wellbeing of someone close to them.

    The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act supports programs that provide safety planning alongside shelter and legal advocacy for victims of intimate partner violence to promote their health and wellbeing.

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