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Take Action: Homeless Children and Youth Act, S. 1469

Homeless Children and Youth Act (HYCA) Would Serve Some of the Most Vulnerable Children and Youth, and Prevent Future Homelessness The outbreak of COVID-19 has only exacerbated this problem by putting additional children and youth at risk of homeless situations and increases threats to the safety and well-being of children and youth already experiencing homelessness.  HCYA would reform HUD homeless assistance by aligning federal definitions of homelessness. In addition, HCYA simplifies and streamlines eligibility and promotes leveraging additional resources through improved interagency collaboration. Allowing communities to assess and serve some of the...

FY 22 Appropriations Advocacy

Every young person in America should have a safe place to call home and multiple opportunities to succeed. Young people are on the cusp of adulthood: their lives are inherently transitional. Moreover, research indicates that...

Connecting Youth to Jobs Act of 2021

The Connecting Youth to Jobs Act (H.R.3246)  will create living-wage employment opportunities for young people, with an emphasis on youth facing barriers to employment and historically disadvantaged youth. To prevent and end youth homelessness in...