Without a home: LGBTQ youth living on Miami-Dade streets
Too many of our youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning are without affirming, safe, and stable housing. LGBTQ youth face many fears before disclosing their identity to friends and family: Will they kick me out? Will they beat me up? Will they still love me? This wide range of emotional distress often goes unnoticed or, worse, disregarded.
BY BRANDON CHATANI, M.D.
February 06, 2018 / Read Full Article
The New Tropic
8 ways YOU can help tackle our housing affordability crisis
Get involved with the HOMY Youth Homelessness Collective: The lack of affordable housing is a direct cause of homelessness in Miami-Dade County.
BY SARAH EMMONS
FEBRUARY 20, 2018 / Read Full Article
Miami-Dade's Homeless Student Population Is Growing, And 2017's Hurricanes Didn't Help
At least 9,000 students in Miami-Dade County are homeless or considered "unstably housed" — a number that has increased by 50 percent in two years, according to the school district.
BY ANDREW QUINTANA
NOVEMBER 23, 2018 / Read Full Article