Hidden Homelessness: We Cannot Ignore the Systemic Failures that Perpetuate, and Compound the Trauma of Youth Homelessness [Megan’s Story]

Generational homelessness is also a problem — over a third of homeless parents also experienced housing loss themselves before the age of 18.

The “face” of homelessness is constantly changing, and many of the children and families I work with don’t see themselves as deserving of or entitled to support.

Some are trying to bounce back with the heavy hands of racism, xenophobia, ableism, and classism pressing down on their shoulders.

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This is hub of expertise and stories to drive solutions around children, youth, and family homelessness. It is a project of SchoolHouse Connection.