Homeless Youth in the Spotlight


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In October, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) released an annual census that found that since 2007, the beginning of the global economic recession, the number of homeless youth enrolled in K-12 public schools has significantly risen by 72 percent.

Studies also show that LGBT youth are at particular risk of becoming homeless. Furthermore, racial inequality has defined who is most distressed by employment and housing problems during the great recession, and is also represented in the homeless youth population.

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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

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Programs that conduct research in the area of social science that involves the systematic study of the origins, causes, demographics and costs of poverty and the efficacy of proposed or implemented poverty alleviation measures.




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