Posts Tagged as "Homeless"

Ballot Measure Aims to Stem Rising Youth Homelessness in L.A.

Mar. 2, 2017 / By
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More youth are homeless now because of Los Angeles' rising cost of living. Can Measure H help?

Homeless Customers Complain of Poor Treatment by Downtown Businesses

May. 20, 2016 / By
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While homeless patrons say all they want is to be treated like other customers, business owners complain of the many challenges they pose.

El Niño Hits Long Beach Homeless Community

Feb. 2, 2016 / By and
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As the storm makes it way through SoCal, it's the people who sleep outside who are suffering the most. We spoke directly to local homeless folks to hear how they were faring.

This Time It Was Me: One Young Person’s Struggle With Homelessness

Jul. 29, 2014 / By
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Ed note: In America, a person is considered to be in poverty if they make under $11,000 a year, meaning most people with minimum wage jobs are in poverty and one in 45 children in the U.S...

Grand Prix May Have Displaced Homeless

Apr. 26, 2013 / By
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Dedra Wilson was woken up around 5:40 a.m. on last Thursday morning by Long Beach police...

Snapshots of Homeless Youth in Long Beach

Apr. 19, 2013 / By
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The stereotype of a homeless person is such: an older man, holding a sign, with missing teeth, begging on a street corner...

Homeless Youth Project Releases Statewide Action Plan

Mar. 2, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Video, Valerie Klinker,

Ed. Note: At a Jan. 13 State Capitol press conference hosted by Senator Carol Liu (D-Glendale), the California Research Bureau’s Homeless Youth Project released their statewide action plan entitled “More Than Just a Roof: How California Can End Youth Homelessness.” The plan, intended as a set of measures for state officials and service providers, looks at a number of issues, including prevention, education and employment...

Local Community Leaders React to Mayor’s State of the City

Jan. 18, 2013 / By
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While some community leaders have showed support after Mayor Bob Foster’s optimistic 2013 State of the City, some still have reservations about how firmly he patted his own back and those of city staffers during the speech...

Homeless Black Youth Largely Invisible to Service Providers

Jan. 3, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Nicole Hudley, Posted: Jan 03, 2013

SACRAMENTO – A recent report comparing the experiences of Caucasian and African American homeless youth describes stark differences between how those two groups seek and access support services, including the key finding that African American youth are less likely to self-identify as homeless, suggesting their numbers may be larger than previously believed...

From Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities

Oct. 14, 2012 / By
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Recently, California Assemblymember Toni Atkins’ Select Committee on Homelessness held a hearing focused on youth...

Shelter Brings Hope to Homeless in Long Beach

May. 16, 2012 / By
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By Brittany Hays and Bree Cahey

On any given day, nearly 5,000 adults and children are homeless and living on the streets of Long Beach...

Report Finds Millions of Families Three Months From Poverty

Feb. 7, 2012 / By
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Equal Voice News , News Report, Susannah Nesmith , Posted: Feb 06, 2012

Photo: Miguel Abreu, 10, prepares an inflatable mattress to sleep on in the living room of his aunt’s apartment...