This spring, FYSB partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Education in an ongoing collaboration to support disconnected youth in reaching their educational goals.
This memo highlights the potential role of financial capability services in domestic violence economic advocacy and provides information about financial capability resources that can be used to enhance programming on behalf of families impacted by domestic violence.
We spoke to Linda Byrd-Johnson, Senior Director of the Student Service area within the Office of Postsecondary Education at ED, and Debbie Powell, Deputy Associate Commissioner of FYSB, to discuss why collaboration between HHS and ED is so important and what it could potentially mean for diverse populations of disconnected youth.
As part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program joins with its grantees and federal partners to offer a wide range of domestic violence awareness month educational events and activities. We invite you to join us in building awareness and taking action around ending domestic violence.