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COLLABORATING WITH YOUTH FOR EFFECTIVE PROGRAM DELIVERY
Members of NN4Y's National Youth Advisory Council discuss best practices regally build relationships, collaborate, and partner with young people in programs and policy within local communities. The workshop will address strategies for multi-organization collaboration and increasing youth engagement to support organizational goals without tokenizing. Full description.
INCREASING SELF-SUFFICIENCY IN YOUTH THROUGH HARM REDUCTION & STRENGTHENING INFORMAL SUPPORTS
Whether mandated by funding, part of permanency planning or influenced by the needs of runaway and homeless youth (RHY), self-sufficiency is the goal. Self-sufficiency can be accomplished in many ways, including creating and maintaining permanent supportive relationships. Full description.
FLIP IT & REVERSE IT: A COMMUNITY APPROACH TO ENDING HOMELESSNESS
When a Housing Navigator crossed paths with the National Resource Center for Youth Services a unique alliance was formed. A collaboration that's led to the sharing of resources, data, and funding streams to implement a statewide housing plan. Hear how NRCYS, the OK Department of Human Services, & the OK Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse are aligning missions to create housing opportunities. Full description.
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