Principles of Youth Engagement

Jordyn Roark, MSW Director of Youth Leadership and Scholarship SchoolHouse Connection I first became interested in the concept of ethical youth engagement during my own experiences working for organizations when I was an unaccompanied homeless youth. I spoke at...

Tax Guidelines for Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants

Taxes can be confusing, especially for young adults who have never had to file taxes before. Yet when beginning college, it is important to learn about and understand how scholarships impact your taxes, so that you are prepared at tax time. There are simple guidelines...

State Laws on Vital Records

This document summarizes the current state laws on vital records pertaining to children and youth experiencing homelessness. Please contact Patricia Julianelle to share information about other state laws on vital records and youth experiencing homelessness. Indiana SB...

New FAFSA Policies for Homeless and Foster Youth

On December 27th, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 was signed into law. This legislation includes significant new financial aid policies, including revisions to the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) for unaccompanied youth experiencing...

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