November is Homeless Youth Awareness Month

This report outlines the needs and current realities for homeless youth in Minnesota. Findings from the 2015 Statewide Homeless Study1, as well as data from current Homeless Youth Act grantees. Research shows that on any given night, an estimated 6,000 Minnesota youth, who are unaccompanied by a parent or guardian, experience homelessness. This includes an estimated 2,500 minors age 17 and under and 3,500 young adults age 18 through 24.

Internet Safety

The Internet has drastically changed the way that children interact with the world. They have access to in-depth knowledge, tools to express their creativity, and people from all over the world. Yet along with offering a fascinating, new way to connect with the world, the Internet also offers new risks      

  • Cyberbullying 
  • Exposure to inappropriate material 
  • Online predators 
  • Revealing too much personal information