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Youth Poverty

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.

Homeless Youth Profiled On UK Company's Cardboard Boxes

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 09.19.2014 | Impact

One UK company is thinking outside of the box when it comes to helping homeless youth. Advertising group Publicis and its charity client, Depaul UK...

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.

Chelsea Kiene

Homeless Teens Dealt New Blow | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.19.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A longtime provider of runaway and homeless youth services for D.C. teens is calling out the District for falling short of its commitmen...

Poverty in America

Bobbie Ibarra | Posted 12.30.2012 | Impact
Bobbie Ibarra

Working toward eliminating poverty is necessary toward the social, psychological and economic wellbeing of the United States. We need to strategically approach inclusive strategies that will allow for all Americans to thrive -- particularly those living in poverty.

New Orleans Schools: A Nexus Of Poverty, High Expulsion Rates, Hyper-security And Novice Teachers

The American Independent | Mikhail Zinshteyn | Posted 09.22.2011 | Education

John, an eighth grader at the time, gives another student on school grounds a candy bar. He is spotted by a security guard and told he now faces suspe...

Michelle Alexander And Dr. Vincent Harding Visit Manual High School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"How many of you know someone who has been killed in gang violence?" Denver teacher and self-awareness coach Ra Maat asks an auditorium half-filled wi...

At-Risk U.S. Children Struggle To Just Be Kids

Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Cierra Jones does not invite her friends to sleep over. She would, if she had her own room, or her own backyard to play in. But the 9-year-old worries...

Poverty Starts In Childhood, Can Last A Lifetime

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It may seem like common sense that someone who grows up in poverty may have trouble climbing the social ladder later in life -- but a series of studie...

Health Care and Poverty - A Vicious Cycle

Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston

When children's teeth ache from cavities, when their vision is too blurred to see the chalkboard, it is no wonder that their school performance is poor and their behavior is aggressive.