homelessness

Record Number of New York City Children Face Homelessness

And black and Latino children are disproportionately affected.

New Study Debunks Myths of NYC's LGBT Youth Who Trade Sex For Survival

It’s the first in a series of reports that take an in-depth look at who’s living on New York City’s streets and how they’re surviving.

Web Series 'The Peculiar Kind' Tackles LGBT Homeless Youth

Current and formerly homeless LGBT folks and advocates talk about solutions and care.

Shady Businessman Exploits Homeless to Wait in Line for iPhones

But the man refused to hold up his end of the bargain.

Boston Man Who Returned $42,000 is Generously Rewarded

Glen James returned a backpack filled with money earlier this week, and has since received over $130,000 in donations (and counting)!

Campaign Uses Homeless Katrina Survivor as Wi-Fi Hotspot at SXSW

Meet Clarence. He’s homeless and selling wi-fi outside of the bigguest internet innovation conference but doesn’t have access to the internet himself.

Report Finds Black Families Greatly Overrepresented Among U.S. Homeless

In 2010, one out of every 141 black family members stayed in a homeless shelter, a rate seven times higher than members of white families.

Homelessness on the Rise for Female Veterans, African-Americans Hit Hardest

Last month the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that found the number of women veterans that are homeless has grown substantially and the majority are black women.

Homeless Ohio Man with Golden Radio Voice Gets a Job and Housing

Ted Williams, homeless Ohio man with the “golden radio voice,” hired by NBA Team.

Katrina Survivors in Alabama are STILL Waiting for Help

In one poor town, they’re scraping together volunteer labor and donated materials to get out of tent cities.