National Runaway Prevention Month Continues All Year

Although National Runaway Prevention Month is over, the efforts to assist youth continue all year. Visit the National Runaway Safeline for more ways you can get involved.


Real Stories from Runaway and Homeless Youth Staff

Defining and Counting Youth Homelessness

Interesting Books and Movies (FYSB is not endorsing any particular book or movie)

Books
  • Almost Home
  • Foster Girl: A Memoir
  • Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir
  • Homeless at Age 13 to a College Graduate: An Autobiography
  • Kicked Out
  • Miles from Nowhere
  • My Orange Duffel Bag
  • Street Kids: Homeless Youth, Outreach, and Policing New York's Streets
  • The Glass House
  • The Language of Flowers
  • Three Little Words: A Memoir
  • With No Direction Home: Homeless Youth on the Road and on the Streets
Movies & Documentaries
  • Boys Don’t Cry
  • Freedom Writers
  • Gimme Shelter
  • Homeless
  • Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story
  • Inocente
  • Left Behind: Stories of Homeless Youth
  • One Heart
  • Precious
  • Saved!
  • Short Term 12
  • The Blindside
  • The Homestretch
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • The Soloist
  • Where the Day Takes You

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