Posts Tagged as "Homeless"

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...

San Francisco’s Homeless Black Youth Invisible

Nov. 15, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Nov 14, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO – At 18, Valerie Klinker was kicked out of her grandmother’s house in San Francisco’s Fillmore District...

Youth Homelessness On The Rise In Richmond

Oct. 22, 2011 / By
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News Feature, Kia Croom

Continuously over the last four years, Jessica Comstock, 22, has been homeless, relying on a network of local emergency shelters for her survival.