Local and National Efforts to End Youth Homelessness

1974: Congress passes what would later be called the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act. This law changes the national approach to helping at-risk youths and paves the way for programs that serve homeless youths, including emergency shelters, street outreach and long-term supportive housing.  Read more

One Week of Homelessness Coverage, 11 Ideas About Solutions

More than 20 media outlets revisited the problem of homelessness during the last week of June as part of a continuing campaign of coverage under the banner of the S.F. Homeless Project. The coordinated effort, which started a year ago, encourages newsrooms to cover the issue from a variety of perspectives, hoping to bring homelessness to the attention of neighbors and city leaders.  Read more