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How Many Homeless Youth Are in Houston?

Posted on · Local researchers recently unveiled their findings of a 2014 survey conducted of homeless youth in Harris County. Youth Count 2.0 counted more than 600 13-24 year-olds during October and November of last year. These were minors and young adults who were homeless or “unstably housed,” which means they’re temporarily staying with friends or acquaintances, or don’t […]

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What’s Being Done to Help Houston’s Homeless Teenagers?

Posted on · Two weeks ago, we discussed the latest homeless count numbers with the Coalition for the Homeless. As we learned, it’s difficult to determine precisely how many people in Greater Houston are homeless. It may be even harder to identify homeless children. We discuss the issues surrounding Houston’s homeless youth population.

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Sugar Land, Homeless Youth, and Summer Reading Series: Houston Matters for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Posted on · Sugar Land is one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas. And yet, some see it as merely a suburb of Houston. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about Sugar Land from Mayor James Thompson and Jessica Brown, Tourism & Marketing Manager with Visit Sugar Land Convention and Visitor Service. Then we talk with […]