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Ph.D Student Turned Advocate Stands Up For Homeless Youth

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.19.2011 | Impact

Thirteen kids die on the street every day. This is the central tenet that inspires StandUp For Kids, an organization dedicated to youth homelessnes...

Surfers, Musicians Raise Money For Homeless Youth In San Diego

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Switchfoot lead singer Jon Foreman has been a popular presence on HuffPost Impact in previous months. His blog posts on the songwriting process and ho...

It Just Takes One: Dani Shriver, Former Homeless Youth, Helps Kids Get Off The Street

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In honor of Mother's Day, HuffPost Impact presents It Just Takes One, a series on children and the tutors, mentors, guardians and others who have made...

Q: What is the difference Between a Turkey and a Man Imitating a Turkey?

Jon Foreman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jon Foreman

Seven years ago, my friends and decided that we had to do something to help homeless kids, to recognize their struggle and champion their cause. And viola: the Switchfoot Bro-Am was born!

National Volunteer Month: Audrey LaRoque Helps Homeless Youth In Venice Beach

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

April is National Volunteer Month. Throughout the month, HuffPost Impact will be telling stories of volunteers who have made an extraordinary differen...

StandUp For Kids: A Hot Meal and Trust on the Street

Judy Ranan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Judy Ranan

Over the months I've come to not only respect the street kids I work with for what they've gone through, but to understand that they are survivors.

Cold Nights on the Boardwalk

Judy Ranan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Judy Ranan

There aren't many places for homeless kids to go when it rains in L.A. StandUp For Kids wants to build an outreach center in Venice to help these poor children who deserve a much better life.

National Youth Homelessness Awareness Month: Ways To Get Involved

Causecast | Claire Dalton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A version of this article originally appeared on This month is National Youth Homelessness Awareness Month, and it has come not a mome...

Youth Homelessness: A Real Problem That Ignoring Won't Fix

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Daniel Harris

America is home to 1.3 million homeless children, over 12,000 of them in Los Angeles county alone. It's time to stop attributing this problem to irresponsibility and start attacking the source.