Infographic Thursday: Homeless Youth & Sexual Violence

November is National Runaway Prevention Month, and supporting the month’s aim to increase awareness about runaway prevention is becoming increasingly important. It is estimated that 2.5 Million children experience homelessness each year. That’s equal to 1 out of every 30 children. And as the infographic below shows, 550,000 young people are homeless for longer than…

Infographic Thursday: School to Prison Pipeline

Did you know that youth of color, LGBTQ students, and students with disabilities are punished more often and more harshly than their other peers for the same behavior? Today’s infographic from the Advancement Project shows how minority youth and those with arguably the most obstacles in life are most often caught in the school-to-prison pipeline. The…

Infographic Thursday: The United States of Aging

Today, we’re happy to be sharing three infographics, and they come from the  National Council on Aging, a member of the National Human Services Assembly. The infographics summarize some findings from NCOA’s new report, “The United States of Aging Survey Results 2014,” which explores different perspectives on aging preparedness. The report places emphasis on analyzing responses specifically from low-income seniors and socially-isolated…

Infographic Thursday: Communities In Schools

For more than 30 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures. Its mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. The infographic below shows the model that Communities In Schools uses in order to…

Infographic Thursday: A Snapshot of What Helps Teen Families Grow & Thrive

What are the supports and opportunities we can provide to teen parents in order to allow them to raise healthy children, strengthen their economic well-being, and build strong families? Today’s infographic was created by the Healthy Teen Network and illustrates the diverse and unique needs teen parents have with growing up and building a healthy family. The reason why the…