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Our Meeting with Secretary Ben Carson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Friends,  Today, A Way Home America (AWHA) participated in a roundtable discussion on youth homelessness hosted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which was attended by HUD Secretary Ben Carson. The Founding 8 members of our new Leadership Body, all of whom are young people with lived experience, made the decision …

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Amidst Record Levels of Youth Homelessness, Ten Communities Across the United States Join Effort to End Crisis

A Way Home America Announces Awardees of Grand Challenge to Tackle Homelessness Among LGBTQ+ Youth and Youth of Color September 4, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, A Way Home America (AWHA) announced the selected communities of its Grand Challenge to end youth homelessness at the True Colors United Impact Summit in Washington, D.C.  The Grand …

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Friends,

As A Way Home America approaches the launch of the Grand Challenge to End Youth Homelessness and the next phase of our work, I am thrilled to announce the selection of Sarah Mikhail as the National Director of the Grand Challenge. She officially began her role as Director on August 19, 2019. Sarah Mikhail was …

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AWHA Is Centering Racial & LGBTQ Equity to #EndYouthHomelessness

Friends, Together, we have built a movement to end youth homelessness with young people, philanthropic leaders, national advocates, federal partners, researchers, and service providers in communities. Across each of these sectors, A Way Home America began identifying our shared priorities, centering youth collaboration along with racial and LGBTQ equity, and seeking change with a collective …

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Five Communities Launch 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

Las Vegas (NV), Miami (FL), Prince George’s County (MD), Sacramento (CA), and Suburban Cook County (IL) Join Monumental System Change Movement to Prevent and End Youth Homelessness     According to a study by Chaplin Hall, one in ten young adults ages 18-25, and at least one in thirty adolescents ages 13-17, experience some form …

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