Expert: Homelessness Disproportionately Impacts Black And LGBTQ YouthThere is a hidden homeless population, often by design: street kids. When children end up homeless, it’s usually because someone in their life dropped the ball. A UC Berkeley professor says it’s up to society to pick them up.
South Bay Teen Throws Unforgettable Birthday Parties For Homeless KidsOne in every 30 children is homeless each year in the U.S., according to the National Center on Family Homelessness. So a South Bay teenager set out to give as many of them as possible a luxury many of their parents cannot afford.
Santafest - City Kids Helping Homeless Children This Holiday SeasonSaturday morning dozens of kids gathered to play the part of Santa’s elfs. They picked out and wrapped gifts for homeless children in San Francisco. Santafest is an annual fundraiser for Children of Shelters, a non-profit working to break the cycle of homelessness for kids in the city by providing enrichment and educational opportunities.
Number Of Homeless Children In U.S. At All-Time High; California Among Worst StatesThe number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.