The mission of the South L.A. Homeless TAY and Foster Care Collaborative is to prevent and end youth homelessness in the South Los Angeles region.

The Chronicle of Social Change: Report Analyzes California’s THP-Plus and THP+FC Foster Care Programs

Grace Weltman

October 19, 2016

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  Report Analyzes California’s THP-Plus and THP+FC Foster Care Programs   “….According to the report, THP-Plus programs are effective at providing stable housing for youth who have experienced homelessness. During the last year, 29 percent of youth who participated in the THP-Plus program entered from unstable housing situations, including homelessness. After exiting the program, 89 […]

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At Cal State, student homelessness has been hidden until now

Grace Weltman

August 27, 2016

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Los Angeles Times article published on August 26 talks about a Cal State homeless student. Article and video http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-cal-state-homeless-adv-snap-story.html

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HUD Announces Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Funding

Grace Weltman

August 25, 2016

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2016 Youth_Homelessness_Coordinated_Response “HUD’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Funding Opportunity is Now Open!”  On August 22, , “the Department of Housing and Urban Development released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP). Under the program, up to ten communities (at least four rural) will be awarded a total of $33 million to […]

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“California is in a homeless crisis..” Sacramento BeeOp Ed by by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas& London Breed

Grace Weltman

August 24, 2016

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“More than 25,000 Californians from all walks of life have signed a petition urging Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a statewide emergency on homelessness.The state Assembly added to the clamor by overwhelmingly passing House Resolution 56. It is time for the state Senate to do the same with Senate Resolution 84…” Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article97425342.html#storylink=cpy […]

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SR 84 Support Letters Needed

Grace Weltman

August 12, 2016

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The Los Angeles Chief Executive Office (CEO) Homeless Initiative is requesting our support. Please send letters via email to Sacramento by Monday. August 15. Letter from CEO’s Office “SR 84 Support Letters Needed: California Senate Resolution 84 (Isadore Hall) has just been introduced urging the Governor to declare a State of Emergency. We anticipate it will be […]

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Help Declare Homelessness Emergency in California

  We have been advocating for everyone  to sign the LA County Board of Supervisors’s petition urging Governor Brown to declare a state of emergency for our homeless crisis. There is still time to have your voice heard and help recruit others.  Click on the button or here to sign the petition.

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#FutureofPolicing -July 23, 2016 Days of Dilaogue

Please register at www.empowermentcongress.org/futureofpolicing Space is limited. Doors open at 9:30am.

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Positive Changes to Federal Financial Aid Forms

On Monday, June 27, 201, the U.S Department of Education has announced policy changes changes to federal financial aid forms for homeless and at risk for being homeless youth. Revisions to the  the online FAFSA text that guides a youth through process of determining whether he or she is an independent student, beginning with the version […]

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