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of homeless youth are gay and lesbian The reason they're on the streets is family rejection Antinoo — misterlemonzeasychair: Stay. Lgbt Youth, Transgender Youth, Transgender People, Lgbt Rights, Equal Rights, Human Rights, Parental Rights, Civil Rights, Lgbt Community

40% of homeless youth are LGBTQ because of rejection when they come out to their parents. Unacceptable! My friend has seriously LGBT-phobic parents, and so he has to keep his bisexuality to himself for his own safety. :(

Homeless Youth Infographic on the Behance Network Social Justice Issues, Social Issues, Social Work, Kindness Matters, Light Of Life, New Mexico, Youth, Outlines, Statistics

Homeless Youth Infographic

An information graphic that outlines some of the problems surrounding the population of homeless youth in America.

Mouse Media- Hidden Homeless: A Portrait of Youth Homelessness in Buffalo, New York Social Development In Adolescence, Facts About People, Social Justice Issues, Developmental Disabilities, Community Service, Great Videos, Social Work, Health Problems, Trauma

Mouse Media- Hidden Homeless: A Portrait of Youth Homelessness in Buffalo, New York

Mouse Media Productions and the WNY Coalition for the Homeless present Hidden Homeless: A Portrait of Youth Homelessness in Buffalo, New York. This video was...

The DC juvenile justice system sits at the intersection of our failures to combat poverty and educate our children. The amount we spend on juvenile ju Social Justice Issues, System Administrator, Criminal Justice System, Charts And Graphs, The Neighbourhood, Youth, Infographics, Education, Lawyer

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From our friends at D.C. Lawyers for Youth (DCLY): DC Lawyers for Youth (DCLY) has launched a capital-wide campaign to reach out to kids, families, policymakers, practitioners and systems administrators to communicate the error in spending and judgement when it … Continue reading →

trailer for documentary i made.received nomination for best doc. short 2011 by international documentary association. Social Justice Issues, Community Service, Social Work, Documentary, Trauma, School Ideas, Youth, Childhood, Infancy

award winning homeless youth documentary

trailer for documentary i made...received nomination for best doc. short 2011 by international documentary association.

Revitalize Counseling Services: At Risk Youth Questionnaire for Moving Forward Anti Bullying Video, Anti Bullying Lessons, Bullying Videos, Social Work, Social Skills, Rachels Challenge, At Risk Youth, School Videos, School Counseling

10 Facts About Homeless Youth That Will Surprise You

Perhaps the biggest misconception people have about homeless teens is that they are troublemakers--why else would they be homeless, right? Not so. There are so many reasons why youth become homeles...

Old Mill in North Little Rock Ar. Where they filmed the opening of "Gone With The Wind" in the spring! Beauty Around The World, Around The Worlds, Hinton Ampner, Brooklyn Girl, North Little Rock, Outside Living, Batcave, Gone With The Wind, Absolutely Fabulous

Paranormal Broketivity: an unofficial Brooklyn ghost roundup

Ever hear some unexplained thing go bump in the night? Totally a ghost.

Beautiful INTERVIEW with photographer Samantha Box about 'The Invisible Project,' her series on LGBTQ homeless youth in NYC. Sam's work was also featured as part of our TESTIMONY Exhibit in July. Social Justice Issues, Cultural Diversity, Heart Art, Exhibit, Affirmations, Religion, Interview, Youth, Nyc

En Foco/In Focus: Samantha Box

By COLLEEN McGRUDER En Foco/In Focus, opened Jan. 22, 2013, at CIIS, with 56 images by 48 artists, selected from the permanent collection of En Foco, a New York-based non-profit dedicated to cultural diversity in photography. The below interview most...

Young adults find ways to access the Internet even without a roof over their heads. Social scientists found that 75 percent of the homeless youth they Social Justice Issues, Media Literacy, Future Trends, Social Networks, Homeless Kids, At Least, Youth, Study, Teen

Survey: 75% of Homeless Youth Use at Least One Social Network

Even without a roof over their heads, young adults find ways to access the Internet.

When the sun dips below the Rocky Mountains and the streets of Denver go dark, Lokki, his girlfriend Magic and their friend Tripp head home. Social Justice Issues, Rocky Mountains, Girlfriends, Youth, Faces, America, Teaching, Running, Amazing

The face of America's homeless youth - CNN.com

When the sun dips below the Rocky Mountains and the streets of Denver go dark, Lokki, his girlfriend Magic and their friend Tripp head home.

Great article by TIME Magazine: "Almost Half of Homeless Men Had a Previous Brain Injury" - Shedding light on the seriousness of the long-term effects of TBI. Lgbt Youth, Broken People, Homeless Man, Homeless People, Feeling Hopeless, The Better Man Project, Traumatic Brain Injury, Same Love, Emotional Abuse

House Bill Aims To Prevent Discrimination Against LGBT Youth In Homeless Shelters

Homeless shelters that receive federal funds won’t be able to discriminate against LGBT youth if new legislation introduced in the House is signed into l...

A staggering LGBT youth spend each night on the scary streets of Los Angeles, many turning to drugs like crystal meth to stay awake to protect Crystal Meth, Lgbt Youth, Social Justice Issues, Lisa, How To Stay Awake, Urban Life, Staying Alive, Short Film, Lesbian

Watch: Elton John & Jamie Foxx Appear In A Powerful Short Film To Help LGBT Homeless Youth

A staggering 3,600 LGBT youth spend each night on the scary streets of Los Angeles, many turning to drugs like crystal meth to stay awake to protect

Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State Young Black, Black Kids, Education Today, Education Reform, Special Education, School Discipline, Social Justice Issues, Restorative Justice, Solitary Confinement

Disturbing DOJ Report Finds Sexual Abuse At Juvenile Detention Facilities Is Down, But Still Prevalent

A new report (PDF) from the Bureau of Justice Statistics paints an unsettling picture of juvenile detention centers in the U.S. According to the s...