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Ways Everyday People Can Take Action on America's Homelessness Crisis Right Now

Want to make the world a better place? Here are a few immediate ways to help the most vulnerable among us.
Katelyn Harrop

Former Homeless Youth Share How They Were Able to Get Back on Their Feet

As youth homelessness continues to rise, former residents of Covenant House shelters tell us it's more important than ever to support organizations helping get kids off the streets.
Eric Kingrea

The Filmmakers Behind Youth Homelessness Documentary 'SHELTER' Hope Their Film Inspires Action

Award-winning filmmakers Craig and Brent Renaud want their new VICE documentary to give visibility to a population which is too often ignored.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
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Cities Need to Invest More Public Funds to Help Homeless Teens

These activists are committed to ending Canada's youth homelessness crisis.
Alexis Chemblette

Justin Baldoni is Hosting a Block Party to Help the Homeless on Skid Row

The Skid Row Carnival of Love connects volunteers with one of the largest populations of homeless people in America in Downtown Los Angeles.
Matt Branham

Thousands of Homeless Teens Now Have Somewhere to Celebrate the Holidays

Despite our broken and underfunded child welfare system, community groups like Covenant House are providing much needed support at an emotional time.
Jim Kelly
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California's Bipartisan Support Could Transform School Breakfast and Lunch Nationwide

Believe it or not, warring American political parties could actually work together to solve childhood hunger.
Matt Branham
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Thousands of Homeless Children in Honduras Now Have a Place to Call Home

Casa Alianza tries to shelter and protect the helpless in a place that seems designed, at almost every social level, to obstruct them.
Eric Kingrea
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Half a Million People Experience Homelessness Every Night in the US, But That Number is Changing

Here are the most effective organizations fighting to end teen homelessness worldwide.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
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How America’s 500,000 Homeless Could Finally Get Off the Street

This is a solvable problem, and it’s not always just a question of money and resources.
Demetria Irwin
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People Are Sleeping on the Street For One Night to Raise Funds for Homeless Teens

On Thursday, thousands of people will be sleeping outside as part of the national movement to raise needed funds to combat teen homelessness.
Eric Kingrea
Last Chance High

This Documentary on Mental Illness Gives a Platform to Youth in Crisis

Filmmakers Craig and Brent Renaud are telling the stories of disadvantaged young people and raising mental health awareness.
Sean Hutchinson