Casey Family Programs Contributes to Initiative in Three Cities to Beat Youth Homelessness This Year
For most kids, the end of summer means back-to-school shopping and hanging up swimsuits in exchange for new textbooks and class schedules.
But for the 2.5 million homeless kids in America, September heat is a reminder that they’re running out of time to find a stable place to live before the start of another school year.
According to the National Center on Family Homelessness, one in every 30 children in the U.S. does not have a home to sleep in regularly or is living in a temporary shelter such as a car or a motel.
That’s why A Way Home America, an initiative that aims to end youth homelessness by the end of 2020, will launch a 100-day youth homelessness challenge in Austin, Cleveland, and Los Angeles on Sept. 7...