New Study Finds That 4.2 Million Kids Experience Homelessness Each Year

by Leila Fadel & Ariana Figueroa

(Photo: Chris Kindred/NPR)

4.2 million young people experience unaccompanied homelessness in the course of a year, according to a new study from the University of Chicago; 1 in 30 teens experience some type of homelessness and it’s more common the older you get

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  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.