ERIC Number: ED232118
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jul-22
Reference Count: N/A
Problems of Runaway Youth. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session on Problems of and Services Provided for Runaway and Homeless Youth, Focusing on Support to State and Local Governments and Nonprofit Agencies for the Development of Community-Based Programs.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
These hearings, focusing on financial support for community-based programs dealing with problems of runaway and homeless youths, explore the scope of the problem, types of activities which are being undertaken, and paths for future action. Testimony and prepared statements are presented by several witnesses including a commissioner of the Administration for Children, Youth, and Families; a detective of the District of Columbia police force; an assistant professor of law; a writer and researcher; the executive director of The Bridge over Troubled Waters Boston; the director of Youth-in Action, Chester, Pennsylvania; and the executive director of the Youth Network Council, Chicago. Testimony includes information about block grant funding, the National Program for Runaway and Homeless Youth, a statement of the status and accomplishments of centers funded under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, the sexual exploitation of children, anecdotal material concerning runaway and homeless children, and considerations of funding for programs. An appendix contains testimony of the coordinator of the Youth Services Alliance of Pennsylvania, and the executive director of Huckleberry House, Columbus, Ohio. (AG)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Block Grants, Community Programs, Delinquency, Economic Status, Family Problems, Family Relationship, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Financial Needs, Hearings, Program Effectiveness, Runaways, Secondary Education, Sexual Abuse, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.