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Perspectives Charter School Named Runaway Prevention Curriculum Program of the Month March 2014

Perspectives Charter School Named Runaway Prevention Curriculum Program of the Month March 2014 The Let’s Talk: Runaway Prevention Curriculum is an evidence-based, interactive, 14-module life skills curriculum. In March 2014, based off data received nearly 700 youth from 9 organizations took advantage of the curriculum (download it for free). Each month we profile one organization […]

Framework to End Youth Homelessness

Maureen Blaha, National Runaway Safeline (NRS) Executive Director was in Washington, DC this past month for a 2-day National Summit on Youth Homelessness. Sponsored by the National Network for Youth (NN4Y), the event focused on the urgent and unique needs of homeless youth in America and the federal response required. NN4Y is the architect of […]

Rules to Live By: Forget Gold, Go Platinum!

  Forget Gold, Go Platinum! by Tasha Richardson Many of us hold the belief that the world would be a much better place if more people would follow the golden rule.  The golden rule says, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”  Applying the golden rule requires a shift in perspective […]


National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, is about honoring those who give selflessly of their time, energy and compassion. National Runaway Safeline (NRS) took the opportunity to name Joyce Sapir the 2014 Volunteer of the Year for her commitment to helping runaway, homeless and at-risk youth and their families.  Sapir received the award at the annual Volunteer and Community Recognition event this past […]

Four Ways You Can Support A Friend For Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month this April, we are sharing this post on four ways you can support a friend this April originally published on the RAINN website. RAINN has been a longtime NRS partner and a referral source for staff when dealing with sexual abuse/ sexual assault calls. You can read the […]

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