Youth Homelessness

Fact Sheets

Fact of the Week

  • 25% increase in LA’s Homeless Students from 2011-2016

    25% increase in LA’s Homeless Students from 2011-2016

    LA County Schools who report a 25% increase in students experiencing homelessness between 2011-2016. (LACOE 2016) This represents a crisis for underfunded schools.  Kids suffering from homelessness, are nine times more likely to repeat a grade, four times more likely to drop out, and three times more likely to be placed in special education programs.   […]

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Research Summaries

Research_Folder_canstockphoto20828636This research bibliography is offered for those who wish to learn more. If you know of additional research related to the topics covered on the website, please send us the title and citation.

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Our Expert Forum

expert_microphone_canstockphoto28738081Periodically we will be inviting a local expert to share data or research about issues facing our resource insecure and/or homeless youth. We will be looking to publish articles by or interviews of researchers, educators, program directors, volunteers, advocates, government employees and more.

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