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REPORT: How to Reduce Chronic Homelessness

Escape Routes: Meta-Analysis of Homelessness in L.A. APRIL 24, 2018 / BY DANIEL FLAMING, PATRICK BURNS AND JANE CARLEN; LA Economic Roundtable UNDERWRITER: THE CONRAD N. HILTON FOUNDATION Information from 26 datasets with records of Los Angeles County’s homeless residents was used for a first-of-its-kind meta-analysis that identifies interventions for reducing chronic homelessness. Read the report here. […]

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April 25th is #TrueColorsDay!

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ) young people are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than non-LGBTQ youth. While many factors contribute to LGBTQ youth homelessness, identity-based family rejection is the most commonly cited reason. April 25th, 2018 is #TrueColorsDay (formerly known as #40toNoneDay), a national day to raise public awareness about LGBTQ youth homelessness, and […]

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L.A.’s homelessness surged 75% in six years.

L.A.’s homelessness surged 75% in six years. Here’s why the crisis has been decades in the making By GALE HOLLAND , FEB 01, 2018,  LA TIMES Some of the poorest people in the city spend their days in the shadow of Los Angeles City Hall, napping on flattened cardboard boxes. On any given day, as many as […]

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Ending Black Homelessness

Black History Month is an annual observance in February, celebrating the past and present achievements of African Americans. The LA Library post famous speeches, song and other links to achievements of great American African Americans. DiscoverLA posts descriptions of events celebrating Black History Month in and around LA. Black History Month celebrates Black American achievements and […]

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