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‘Wild’ ideas about how to end homelessness unveiled at USC event

Social workers, tech experts and community leaders note new policy and service initiatives from city, county and state governments; BY Ron Mackovich, USC News, APRIL 21, 2017 Tech, hackathons, housing and empathy were among the approaches to homelessness discussed Wednesday at an event that included service providers, law enforcement officers, community leaders and people who have been homeless. […]

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OCLA Founder is a Rotary STAR Humanitarian of the Year

On 1.04.17, Our Children LA Founder and President, Dr. Denise McCain-Tharnstrom,  was honored to accept the Rotarian STAR Humanitarian of the Year Award for Knowledge Sharing. Dr. McCain received this award for her visionary leadership and development of the WIN mobile application, which uses mobile technology to connect homeless and resource insure youth/adults to much […]

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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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Education: State and District Implementation of the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program

In the 2010-2011 school year, approximately one million or 2 percent of all students nationwide were identified as homeless. This study examines state and school district implementation of the EHCY support program and found that transportation, school supplies, tutoring and supplemental instruction accounted for the largest expenditure for EHCY funds.

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California Homeless Youth Project, Voices from the Street: California’s Homeless Students: A Growing Population (2014)

California Homeless Youth Project, Voices from the Street: California’s Homeless Students: A Growing Population http://cahomelessyouth.library.ca.gov/docs/pdf/CaliforniasHomelessStudents_AGrowingPopulation.pdf Shahera Hyatt, Brynn Walzer, and Patricia Julianelle, California Research Bureau Search Terms: education, homeless students, California, policy, data collection Summary: Children experiencing homelessness encounter many obstacles to their education. This brief identifies what we know about the size of California’s […]

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