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Teen Homelessness

LGBT Teens: Shunned, Alone, and On the Streets

Eugene K. Chow | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Eugene K. Chow

Sometimes kids can be so cruel. “You’re a disgusting abomination. You make me want to vomit in my mouth. I should have the right to kill you. Go t...

Teen Girls At Homeless Shelter Learn To Code, Work Toward Bright Futures

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.24.2016 | Good News

Homeless teens are working their tech-savvy sides thanks to a special club at their shelter. Brookview House, a nonprofit that provides housing to ho...

Housing Families, Children and Youth

Deborah De Santis | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

Amidst growing concern for families, the National Alliance to End Homelessness this week is holding its 2015 Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness.

State Passes Law Protecting Homeless Teens From Law Enforcement

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

California officials are no longer required to report homeless teens to law enforcement thanks to a bill that was signed into law on Wednesday. Th...

Homeless Youth: Our Future Leadership Unless...

Bobbie Ibarra | Posted 09.27.2013 | Impact
Bobbie Ibarra

These youth want to remain invisible. They fear being stigmatized or bullied; they also fear that they will be taken into custody. Additionally, their psychological development is at the stage where they genuinely believe that they are able to take care of themselves, somehow, someway.

Finding Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Miami-Dade County

Bobbie Ibarra | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Bobbie Ibarra

These youth are a part of our future as a nation. If they are to succeed in school and work, they need stable housing and the supportive services that their families are unable to provide.

I Found A Real Home -- And It Doubled My GPA

| Posted 04.06.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Represent Magazine, a platform for and by young people in foster care. Some details in this young m...

Sleeping on the Streets to End Teen Homelessness

Daniel J. Brannen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Daniel J. Brannen

She was homeless, terrified and had nowhere left to turn -- and couldn't have been more than 14 years old. She'd never sought help or shelter before-- she'd never been homeless before. But she was lost.