House holds hearing on youth homelessness →
Check out an archived webcast of the House’s hearing on December 15th, entitled “The Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011: Proposals to Promote Economic Independence for Homeless Children and Youth.” This briefing featured a panel of children and young adults currently experiencing homelessness followed by a second panel of experts testifying on solutions to the problem. The...
Homeless for the Holidays →
If you haven’t already seen this beautiful photo essay featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homeless youths on the streets of New York, you must check it out. It’s a brilliant piece produced by the Ali Forney Center, a housing shelter for LGBT youth, to raise awareness of what it means for these young people to be “homeless for the holidays.”