Kansas City non-profit raising awareness about youth homelessness

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local group is raising awareness about teenagers and young adults experiencing homelessness in the Kansas City metro area. The group’s advisory board is young, made up of teenagers and young adults who have experienced homelessness. It’s that experience that equips them to help others. “The percentage of youth that are […]

Researchers argue Bay Area could end homelessness with $11.8B investment

he Bay Area could end its homelessness problem with an $11.8 billion investment, according to a report released Thursday by the Bay Area Council, a business advocacy group. The report calls for one-time investments totaling $9.3 billion and $2.5 billion in annual investments. Authors of the report say the money could come from local, regional, […]

Oklahoma City working on new plan to tackle homelessness

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City is working on a new plan to to target homelessness. “Seeing this additional investment in the issue of homelessness from our city is really exciting,” Meghan Mueller, associate executive director of the Homeless Alliance, said. She says the plan looks at some of the barriers like transportation, affordable housing, […]

This Toronto filmmaker wants you to know homelessness isn’t some far-off possibility

Jason Cipparrone’s Generation Homeless takes an intimate look at those impacted by Canada’s housing crisis Early in the pandemic, Jason Cipparrone spotted a sight he’d never before seen in his neighbourhood. “One day I walk out of my apartment and I walk two blocks down by a church that’s in the community, and I notice that there […]

Jaden Smith to open restaurant where homeless people can eat for free

Just like his food truck, which he launched two years ago to distribute food to the homeless, it’ll go by ‘I Love You.’ Sadaf Ahsan Published May 14, 2021 1:50 p.m. EST Getty Images Jaden Smith is on a roll with his I Love You food truck, which he launched two years ago on his […]