March 2010

Bright Idea: Teaching Youth the Power of Words

Everybody has a story to tell. That’s the underlying philosophy of youth writing workshops: giving young people the opportunity to be heard and the confidence to express their thoughts. 

Right on the Money: Collaborations Can Broaden Your Reach and Help Save Resources

The Homeless Youth Resource Center, a Family and Youth Services Bureau grantee in Salt Lake City operated by Volunteers of America Utah, is always looking for ways to serve youth better. So when a 2005 survey of young people at the center revealed that a large fraction of regular visitors identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning, staff members had a moment of self-examination.


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