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‘They Were Rooting For Us, And We Won.’ Overcoming Abuse And Homelessness

November 17, 2017
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Today I have stable housing, two beautiful children, and my loving husband. It has been a long process to get to this point

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Housing Crisis In California Forces More Students Into Homelessness

October 3, 2017
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10/03/2017 02:47 pm ET Updated 1 day ago By Carolyn Jones Since 2014, the number of homeless children in California has jumped 20 percent.   Alison is only 14 but she knows what she wants to be when she grows up: A surgeon. It’s not easy to study, however, when...

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Getting Black Trans Women’s Needs Met: An Interview With Phoebe VanCleefe

September 19, 2017
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Phoebe is a Black trans woman, trans health activist, and sex work expert/advocate.

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Marian Wright Edelman: Summertime, When The Livin’ Is Hard For Hungry Children

May 22, 2017
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Summertime, and the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high Oh your daddy’s rich and your ma is good-lookin’ So hush, little ba... Read more: u.s. News , U.S. Government Resources, Homelessness, Nutrition, Non-Profit Organizations, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Children's Defense Fund, Journal of Food Science,...

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Once Homeless Teen Who Helped Family Buy A House Is Accepted To Harvard

May 18, 2017
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By Elyse Wanshel Jorge Campos, a high school senior from Palmdale, California, has experienced quite a bit in his short 17 years of life. Yet, despite obstacles that would have left many feeling helpless, the savvy teen has defied the odds and will be attending Harvard University in the fall....

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Lily Casura: Homeless Women Veterans Are Veterans With An Important Difference

May 15, 2017
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A brand new issue of the research journal Psychological Services has come out with an exclusive focus on homelessness, including veteran homelessness.... Read more:

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Amazon’s New Seattle Campus Will Include A Homeless Shelter

May 11, 2017
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In these days of chic office spaces with healthy juice bars, full-sized ferris wheels and slides that twirl three stories high, Amazon is doing someth... Read more: Homelessness, Amazon, Seattle, Real Estate, The Seattle Times, Impact News

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Kevin M. Ryan: To Fight Human Trafficking, The Budget Must Protect Homeless Kids

May 9, 2017
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With the news from two major studies released last month that one in five homeless youth has been trafficked, it is now clear that safe, affordable ho... Read more: Donald Trump, u.s. News , United States, U.S. Government Resources, Health and Medicine, Homelessness, U.S. Department of Health, University of Pennsylvania,...

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Wendy Adamson: A Safe Place For Homeless Youth

December 13, 2016
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At fifteen years old, my alcoholic father was drinking himself into a constant state of oblivion, as a result, I was miserable and kept running away from home. But that was the sixties, when one could easily shack-up with some hippies, drop LSD and stay up all night to share...

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Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD: Comprehensive Vision On Homelessness Is Already Here

December 12, 2016
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This week, we heard news of another rise in the homeless population in NYC’s shelters. Mayor de Blasio said he is formulating a “comprehensive vision” on homelessness.   A comprehensive vision is precisely what is needed — comprehensive enough to include educational supports, mental health services, job training and other on-site...

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