A Way Home America (AWHA) is a national initiative to build the movement to prevent and end homelessness among young people.
Together we are building on Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. We are homeless youth providers, advocates, researchers, government agencies, philanthropists and young people uniting behind a common goal:
In 2020, prevent and end homelessness among all youth and young adults. Ensure that homelessness among youth and young adults is rare, and if it occurs, experiences of homelessness are brief and one-time.
We are not an organization -- we are an initiative with the sole purpose of ending youth homelessness.
Are you #datadriven? We are! And all we had to do was get started. We have three more communities—Anchorage, Austin, and San Francisco—joining our cohort to track their data and progress toward ending youth homelessness,... Read More
In late June, AWHA announced a new nation-wide youth homelessness Community Dashboard effort. Today, AWHA and the front-runner communities of Cleveland, OH; Connecticut; El Paso County, CO; Ohio Balance of State (BOS) and... Read More
Front runner communities across the US are invited to participate in the AWHA Community Dashboard. Community Dashboards will empower us to not only share our data, but to share a critical element of our vision... Read More
Five Communities Take On Youth Homelessness Baltimore (MD), Columbus (OH), Hennepin County (MN), Louisville (KY) and Palm Beach County (FL) will be setting ambitious goals to end homelessness among young people in their community.... Read More