People participate in a Resist March that replaced the annual Pride Parade in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 11, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

June is GAY Pride Month

June is Gay Pride Month and around the nation thousands of marchers walked for the protection and understanding of LGBTQ rights. 30- 40% of homeless youth are LGBT; Family rejection family abuse were the most common factors contributing to LGBT homelessness.- See more at: https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/press/americas-shame-40-of-homeless-youth-are-lgbt-kids/#sthash.aqsDjXcu.dpuf

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L.A. County Homeless Report 2017

LA County Homelessness Soars

by Gale Holland and Doug Smith,  May 31, 2017 Los Angeles County’s homeless population has soared 23% over last year despite increasing success in placing people in housing, according to the latest annual count released Wednesday. The sharp rise, to nearly 58,000, suggested that the pathway into homelessness continues to outpace intensifying efforts that — […]

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What Works to End Youth Homelessness: What We Know Now

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 transitions to adulthood and develops […]

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Struggling to Survive – Striving to Succeed: Food and Housing Insecurities in the Community College.

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 College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) […]

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REPORT: Hungry, Unhoused and Struggling to Get an Education

In December of 2016 the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) released findings that approximately 1/3 of California community college students are attending classes while experiencing the threat of homelessness and housing instability and 12% are hungry and concerned about whether and when they will have their next meal. Highlighting the numbers of community colleges […]

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