Portland Youth Services, Police Partner to Build Trust with Youth

Portland's Homeless Youth Continuum partners with the Portland Police Bureau to break down barriers and build trust between police and youth experiencing homelessness.

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Sustaining our Data-Driven Focus: Findings and Implications of Recent Data Releases

Data can help drive progress - if we use it well and wisely. That's true for communities and it is true for the multiple interagency working groups USICH... Continue Reading →

Proving the Case that We Can and Must End Homelessness

Veterans Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices our service members have made for us, and what we owe them for that sacrifice. I think I speak... Continue Reading →

A Movement is Building to End Youth Homelessness: A Recap of the True Colors Summit

Last month, the True Colors Fund Forty to None Summit convened in Houston, Texas. Policy Director Jasmine Hayes shares the highlights and discusses our vision for... Continue Reading →

Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon, Making Strides to End Youth Homelessness

During the July 2015 Council meeting, we had an opportunity to hear from Jon Bradley from Preble Street in Portland, Maine, and Mary Li from Multnomah County Department of County... Continue Reading →

Discussions Spotlight Issues of Youth and Native American Homelessness at our July Council Meeting

Our July Council meeting spotlighted issues of youth and Native American homelessness.

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USICH Releases 2015 Amendment to Opening Doors

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), along with its 19 member agencies, announced today the release of an amendment to Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and... Continue Reading →

Opening Doors, as amended in 2015

On behalf of the entire team at USICH, the teams at our Federal member agencies, and our many dedicated state and local partners working tirelessly to prevent and end... Continue Reading →

Youth Counts COUNT!

On Wednesday, April 29, I had the honor of representing our We Count, California! team at two historic events in Washington, DC—a Senate hearing and a White House... Continue Reading →

White House Policy Briefing on Youth Homelessness

No young person should lack a stable and safe home, or be without a caring adult they can count on. Too many of America’s youth have been... Continue Reading →