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Many Faces of Homelessness: Brandy, Kenny and Kids

The latest video from Diane Nilan of HEAR US shows one family’s struggles while staying in Florida motels.

Take Action to Help Homeless Kids Now

by Kevin M. Ryan, President and CEO, Covenant House

When is a homeless child not a homeless child? Lawmakers, Covenant House, the online human rights community, and other advocates for vulnerable young people are trying to make the fairest definition of homelessness part of the law of the land. We need your help. Read full article on the Huffington Post.

Homeless Students Tell Congress to Pass the Homeless Children and Youth Act

New Video Available: Hear from homeless students why Congress should pass the Homeless Children and Youth Act in this compelling new video produced by the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Take Action

Tell your U.S. Representative and U.S Senators that all homeless children and youth need help,­ no matter where they happen to be staying. Take action here.

Listen to Youth

There is no better way to understand homelessness than listening to the children and youth who have been through it. Listen to what they have to say.

Get the Facts

The Homeless Children and Youth Act would make it easier for homeless children, youth, and families to receive homeless assistance, no matter where they happen to be staying. Get the facts.

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About the photos: Photos of children and youth experiencing homelessness provided by Diane Nilan, HEAR US Inc., used with permission. (c) 2012, Diane Nilan, HEAR US Inc.