Homelessness

Homelessness

True Colors Fund, Covenant House Partner to Help Homeless

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While LGBT youth make up only seven percent of the total youth population, they comprise up to 40 percent of all youth experiencing homelessness in America. ...
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National Campaign for Youth Shelter Calls for 22,000 Beds

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LGBT youth are disproportionately over-represented in the homeless youth population, with as many as 40 percent of the nation's homeless youth being LGBT. ...
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Cyndi Lauper and HUD Work to Make Everyone Count

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Cyndi Lauper are joining the effort to “Make Everyone Count,” a national campaign ...
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Ali Forney Center for Homeless Youth Receives $50,000 Grant

Ali Forney Center for Homeless Youth Receives $50,000 Grant
Time Warner Cable will provide a $50,000 grant to outfit the Learning Lab with new computers, printers, computer software, tablets, and HD televisions. ...
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New York City Restores Homeless Youth Shelter Funding

New York City Restores Homeless Youth Shelter Funding
In total, the city only funds 250 shelter beds, for a population of 3,800 homeless youth. ...
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New Report Shows LGBT Youth Need Adult Support to Thrive

New Report Shows LGBT Youth Need Adult Support to Thrive
HRC’s report, Growing Up LGBT in America, is a groundbreaking survey of more than 10,000 LGBT-identified youth ages 13-17. ...
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Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert: It’s Official

Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert: It’s Official
Perry will be headlining “An Evening with Women,” on May 19 along with Wanda Sykes, Samantha Ronson, Courtney Love, and the band Camp Freddy. ...
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HUD Awards $33 Million to 18 Local HIV-AIDS Housing Programs

HUD Awards $33 Million to 18 Local HIV-AIDS Housing Programs
Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that more than 1,200 extremely low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS will continue to receive permanent housing. ...
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