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Stop The Opioid Epidemic Before It Stops Us

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:26am
Deaths from opioid overdoses are skyrocketing across the country. Unless we take immediate action, the nation is about to

Housing Budget Needs Increases, Not Cuts

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 1:41pm
Calling poverty a “state of mind” insults the millions of people who experience its harsh reality.

Don't Leave Fido Behind: Homelessness Impacts Women Veterans And Their Pets

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:32pm
The cold, wet nose. The limpid, soulful eyes. The furry head bump that lets you know you’re loved. What are we talking about

Tituss Burgess On LGBTQ Homeless Youth

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 7:12pm
The number of youths experiencing homelessness is increasing, and it has been for a decade. That’s why the partnership between

From Hardship To Healing: The Complicated Journey Of Women Incarcerated At Rikers Island

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 7:05am
“I’m so tired of the system. Juvenile detention to adult prison ... All those years behind bars, but I never got the help

Special Collaboration Offers You A New Way To Help Support LGBTQ Homeless Youth

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 4:01pm
40 percent of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ,

Moving Forward For Children In California And Nationally

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 2:02pm
Alameda County in California straddles the San Francisco Bay area and stretches from Silicon Valley north to Oakland and

We Know How To Prevent Youth Suicide. And We Must.

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 7:49am
Why do so many of our children and youth end their lives? Recent news reports show that hospitalizations resulting from suicidal

Haven't They Suffered Enough: Sylvia Rivera And LGBTQ Homeless Youth

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 6:00pm
A conservative estimate would put over 200,000 homeless LGBTQ youth on the streets of the United States. There are fewer than 500 beds dedicated to them.

Privatizing Mental Health Has Led To 'Insane Consequences'

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 9:25am
We have criminalized mental health problems -- a barbaric throwback to the dismal conditions before the Enlightenment.

Homeless Vets With families: An Untold Part Of Veterans' Struggles

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 10:45am
By Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi, University of California, Los Angeles In 2010, the Obama administration announced the ambitious

President Trump's War On Children

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 5:19pm
This draconian budget erodes the security of our nation’s future.

Summertime Blues For Students In Need

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:07am
The end-of-the-school-year brings varying thoughts to mind for different populations; some are relieved to have a break from

Homeless Man Given Free Rent After Helping Victims Of Manchester Attack

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:02pm
The owner of a London soccer team and an online fundraiser have collected funds for the hero.

5 Troubling Statistics About Homelessness That You Should Know

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 7:35am
If you live in a major city, homelessness is getting worse.

Summertime, When The Livin’ Is Hard For Hungry Children

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:23am
Summertime, and the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high Oh your daddy’s rich and your ma is good-lookin

DC Needs Smarter Policy To Fight Evictions

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 7:29am
Ever since Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond released his highly influential book Evicted last year, growing attention

Marian Wright Edelman: Summertime, When The Livin’ Is Hard For Hungry Children

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 7:19am
Summertime, and the livin’ is easy
Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high
Oh your daddy’s rich and your ma is good-lookin’
So hush, little ba...

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Kevin Corinth: DC Needs Smarter Policy To Fight Evictions

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 3:13pm
Ever since Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond released his highly influential book Evicted last year, growing attention has focused on the pain that ...

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Teen Who Helped Family Buy A House Is Accepted To Harvard

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:56am
Jorge was about to start high school when his family became homeless for three months.

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