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A REPORT BY CIVIC ENTERPRISES AND HART RESEARCH ASSOCIATES; 2016 While student homelessness is on the rise, with more than 1.3 million homeless students identified during the 2013-14 school year1, these students and the school liaisons and state coordinators that support them tell us that student homelessness remains an invisible and extremely...Continue Reading
by Chicago Hope Lab, March 2017 Food and housing insecurity among the nation’s community college students threatens their health and wellbeing, along with their academic achievements. Addressing these basic needs is critical to ensuring that more students not only start college, but also have the opportunity to complete degrees. This...Continue Reading
April 2018, by Economic Roundtable. Underwritten by the Conrad Hilton Foundation Chronic homelessness is a catastrophe and the result of multiple failures, both before and after the onset of homelessness. This meta-analysis of information about homelessness experienced in Los Angeles County frames issues to be addressed through direct services as...Continue Reading
March 2014, There is no plausible excuse for any child to experience homelessness. The National Network for Youth has solutions to address youth homelessness and human trafficking of youth: however greater federal support is necessary to reach all vulnerable youth with needed prevention and intervention services. No child in the United States...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
What Works to End Youth Homelessness: What We Know Now, National Network For Youth, (2015) Search Terms: Homeless Youth, Homelessness policy, NN4Y, TAY Common paths to homelessness among youth under age 25 and the importance of employing both prevention and intervention strategies are discussed. Successfully addressing youth homelessness enables safe...Continue Reading
Wood, J. L., Harris III, F., & Delgado, N. R. (2016). Struggling to survive – striving to succeed: Food and housing insecurities in the community college. San Diego, CA: Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL). Search Terms: Student homelessness, food insecurities, housing, community colleges In December of 2016 the Community...Continue Reading
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, “Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County” Los Angeles 2015 Social Determinants of Health Report: Housing and Health in Los Angeles County Search Terms: Homelessness, housing, housing instability, unaffordable housing This report draws from the recent Los...Continue Reading
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/opepd/ppss/reports.html#homeless by US Department of Education, Office of Planning , Evaluation and Policy Development, Policy and Program Studies Service, Washington D.C.,(2015) Search Terms: homeless students, Education for Homeless Children and Youth, EHCY, educational barriers In the 2010-2011 school year, approximately one million or 2 percent of all students nationwide were...Continue Reading
http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Durso-Gates-LGBT-Homeless-Youth-Survey-July-2012.pdf by Durso, LA, and Gates, GL (2012). Los Angeles: The Williams Institute with True Colors Fund and the Palette Fund. Search Terms: homeless youth, LGBTQ, LGBT, This report presents findings drawn from a LGBT web-based Youth Provider Survey conducted in 2011-2012 with over 350 providers from around the country....Continue Reading