What If Homelessness Was Not Just About Housing, But Also About Trauma Recovery?

You’re invited to attend a free seminar by the Center for Innovation in Population Health. This webinar will focus on the topic, “What if homelessness was not just about housing, but also about trauma recovery?”. Dr. Sarah Ascienzo and Dr. Natalie Pope will be discussing their innovative research surrounding homelessness. They will discuss their participants’ challenges they encountered when trying to free themselves from reoccurring homelessness. This topic could not be discussed without talking about their trauma.

Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America

This month, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago reached an important milestone in their work on runaway and homeless youth. Voices of Youth Count released Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America, the first in a series of Research-to-Impact briefs on understanding and addressing youth homelessness.  The first brief — National Estimates — highlights results from a national survey on unaccompanied youth homelessness in America. The study captures youth homelessness broadly, including sleeping on the streets, in shelters, running away, being kicked out, and couch surfing. Overall, Chapin Hall’s work suggests that… Read More