Homeless Youth

  • City Leadership to Promote Black Male Achievement

    City Leadership to Promote Black Male Achievement

    This municipal action guide highlights potential strategies and promising city approaches for reducing the persistent disparities between black males and their peers in the areas of education, work and family.

  • FYSB Announces 2012 Runaway and Homeless Youth Program Grant Awards

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau recently announced the recipients of fiscal year 2012 grants for the Basic Center, Transitional Living and Street Outreach Programs, and the Runaway and Homeless Youth Network of Support.

  • City Officials Discuss Local Structures for Reengaging Disconnected Youth

    Cross-system teams from six cities convened in Hartford, Conn., in April 2011 to deepen city strategies to reengage disconnected youth - 16-24 year-olds who are out of school and out of work, including many who are "aging out" of public care systems. The YEF Institute organized the meeting as part of its Municipal Leadership for Disconnected Youth initiative, which is made possible by the support of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

  • YEF Institute Audioconference Focuses on Homeless Youth Population

    City officials can download a transcript of a Nov. 2009 audioconference on "The Road Home: City Strategies to Support Homeless Youth."

  • State of City Leadership Report Features Strategies to Support Homeless Youth

    The YEF Institute's Oct. 2009 report on The State of City Leadership for Children and Families includes a chapter on youth in transition, which features a range of innovations and trends in municipal leadership. One emerging trend highlighted in the report includes city efforts to build an infrastructure focused on the needs of homeless youth.