ADDRESSING YOUTH HOMELESSNESS
We Invite You to Join Us for a Forum on Youth Homelessness in the Region
How do youth wind up homeless? Who are they? How can we improve services for homeless youth and strategically invest resources to help prevent youth homelessness? How can we strengthen policy and systems? Join us for a conversation with the experts, and learn about needs and solutions our region can put into place to address youth homelessness.
Did you know?
- ● National estimates suggest 8% of youth under age 18 experience at least one incident of homelessness each year.
- ● The number of homeless DC school students has increased 60% since 2009.
- ● More than 40 percent of homeless families in DC are headed by a parent under the age of 25.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
True Reformer Building, Lankford Auditorium
1200 U Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
Judith Dittman, Alternative House
Lori Kaplan, Latin American Youth Center
Jamila Larson, Homeless Children’s Playtime Project
Maggie Riden, DC Alliance of Youth Advocates
Deborah Shore, Sasha Bruce Youthwork
Martha Toll, Butler Family Fund