Homeless Youth in the News


Homeless with homework, Southwest Journal, December 18, 2014 Homeless students invisible on campus, Twin Cities Daily Planet, December 8, 2014 Host Home Program kicks off in Anoka County, ABC Newspapers, November 1, 2014 Poverty and Homelessness are Human and Civil Rights Issues, Talk Poverty, October 9, 2014 You are not alone: Teens Alone has new drop-in center, Eden Prairie News, September 20, 2014Homeless High Schoolers Face Barriers to Education, U.S. News, September 29, 2014 Homeless High Schoolers Face Barriers to Education, U.S. News, September 29, 2014 A focus on homelessness will pay off for state, Star Tribune, January 10, 2014


Support vulnerable Minnesotans with full funding of Homeless Youth Act  MinnPost, April 2, 2013 Homeless Agencies Should Be Called Home Centers, Huffington Post, April 1, 2013 More Funding Needed for Homeless Teens in Minn. 5 Eyewitness News, March 23, 2013 Fighting youth homelessness: Provide housing — and help finding a job  MinnPost, March 19, 2013 HOUSING COSTS: Minn. ranks worst in Midwest for affordability Fox 9 News, March 19, 2013 Gov. Dayton’s supplemental budget invests $5M to help homeless youth find shelter, services Department of Human Services, March 18, 2013 Lawmakers Seek Overdue Funding to Tackle Youth Homelessness StarTribune blog, Feb 20, 2013 South Metro Legislator Introduces ‘Homeless Youth Act’ Burnsville, Eagan, AppleValley Patch, Feb 20, 2013 Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth to Open In Anoka County KSTP, Feb 20, 2013 Rochester’s Hidden Problem: Homeless Youth KAAL TV, Feb 20, 2013 Homes for All, Homeless Teens Forum Feb. 26 in Minnetonka MN SUN, Feb 20, 2013 Advocates Want $8m Boost for Housing, Services Aimed at Homeless Youth MPR, Feb 19, 2013 Youth Advocates Take Aim at Homelessness Session Daily, Feb 19, 2013 Newly Formed Organization Seeks to Aid Homeless Families in Kandiyohi County West Central Tribune, Feb 18, 2013


“Salvation Army to Open Up Youth Shelter in St. Paul,”  KARE11.com, May 2, 2012 “Homelessness Rising Dramatically in Twin Cities Suburbs,” Star Tribune, April 29, 2012 “Religion beat: A cold night outside Mpls. church for a worthy cause,” Star Tribune, April 20, 2012 “Kulture Klub Collaborative helps struggling youth define their lives in art,” MPR News, April 20, 2012 “New Housing for Homeless Youth Is Planned for Saint Paul,” Wilder.org, April 19, 2012 “Local View: State can boost housing for at-need youths,” Duluth News Tribune, April 15, 2012 “Homelessness is not a minor problem,” National Coalition for the Homeless Blog, April 3rd, 2012 “Minnesota Chosen for Teen Pregnancy Prevention for Foster Youth” Minnesota DHS, April 2nd, 2012 “Take Action to help Homeless Kids Now!” Huffington Post, March 29, 2012 “Understanding Youth Homelessness” United Front Minnesota, March 29, 2012 “Tello Films to Produce Homeless Lesbian Teen Web Series”Stuff Queer People Need to Know Blog, March 29, 2012 “Extended Foster Care: A New Tool to Help Homeless Youth” John Burton Foundation, March 26th, 2012 “White House conference in Detroit focuses on homelessness in the LGBT community” Detroit Free Press, March 9th, 2012 “Homeless Youth: The Next Battle for Gay Equality” Wall Street Journal, March 8th, 2012 “Make This a Place Where Kids Flourish” Star Tribune, March 5th, 2012 “Biggert Pushes Forward on Homeless Education” Chicago Sun-Times, February 28, 2012 “Careful Planning Minimizes Impact of Closing Minnesota Social Service Agency” MPR News, February 24th, 2012 “Obama Budget: Congress Weighs Homeless Children’s “Toxic Stress” Huffington Post, February 16h, 2012 “Helping Minnesota’s Homeless Kids: Studying Services that Work” MinnPost, January 20th, 2012 “Programs Help Foster Youth Achieve Success” USA Today, January 18th, 2012 “Feels Like Home: Helping Homelessness LGBT Youth” PBS.org, January 13th, 2012 “Homelessness on the Rise in Twin Cities Schools — Shayla’s Story” Twin Cities Daily Planet, January 8th, 2012 “School and Teacher: Anchors for Homeless Students in Minneapolis and St. Paul” Twin Cities Daily Planet, January 8th, 2012


“How Do Homeless Youth Celebrate the Holidays?”Examiner, November 26th, 2011 “Youth Homelessness on the Rise in Anoka County,”ABC Newspapers, November 22nd, 2011 “YouthLink Hosts Thanksgiving Party for Homeless Youth,”Kare11 News, November 22nd, 2011 “Homeless Teen Vows to Give Children a Better Life,”Northland News Center, November 16, 2011 “At Savage City Hall, Boy with a Big Heart makes a Big Impression,” Star Tribune, November 16, 2011 “Homeless Teen Finds Outlet in Boxing,”Northland News Center, November 15, 2011 “Youth Center Seeks Funding by Highlighting their Kids,” Northland News Center, November 15, 2011 “Dramatic Rise in Homeless Teens in Twin Cities Metro,” Kare11 TV, November 10th, 2011 “Minnetonka Organization Tackles Youth Homelessness,” MinnetonkaPatch, November 7th, 2011 ‘Safety Net’ – Evergreen Youth Shelter Struggles to Keep Programs, Services Available,” Bemidji Pioneer, November 6th, 2011 Lutheran Social Services Holds “Strike Out Youth Homelessness,” KEYCtv Mankato, November 6th, 2011 Evergreen Campaign aims to Bolster Shelter’s Youth Work,” Bemidji Pioneer, November 2, 2011 “Sleep out raises awareness for Youth Homelessness,” Waseca County News, October 25, 2011 “Sleeping Outside to Raise Awareness for Homeless,” KAALtv, October 21, 2011 “Group turns Wishes into Dreams Come True,” Princeton Union-Eagle, October 20, 2011 Charlie Parr to Perform at Benefit Concert for Life House Shelter,” Fox 21 News, October 4, 2011 “Needs are Expanding and Neighbors Notice,” Star Tribune Opinion, September 29, 2011 “County Gets Fund for Homeless Prevention,” ABC Newspapers, September 28, 2011 “As Shelters Overflow, Funding Cuts Won’t Cut It,” Pioneer Press, September 27, 2011 “LeAnn Rimes Profiles Homeless Kids in ‘Give’ Music Video” Huffington Post, September 14, 2011 “Photos: Youth Hunger and Homelessness in Minnesota”Minnesota Public Radio, September 6, 2011 “Hearts and Homes Open for Homeless Youths”, Star Tribune, September 2, 2011 “Idea of the Day: Kerry Introduces Bill to Combat LGBT Youth Homelessness,” Center for American Progress, May 13, 2011 “Homelessness Doesn’t Vanish with Spring,” Mankato Free Press, May 8, 2011 Two Moms, One Happy Mother’s Day, KTTC-TV Rochester, May 8, 2011 “Homeless Youth in Minnesota,” Jearlyn Steele, Steele Talkin’, WCCO Radio, May 8, 2011 “When Shelter Closes, Men Still Need a Home Place,” Mankato Free Press, May 6, 2011 Oasis Helps Homeless Teens Find A Better Way, Star Tribune, May 3rd, 2011 Special Report About Homeless Teens in Chicago Street News Service, April 25, 2011 Every Night 2,500 Youth Experience Homelessness in Minnesota. Watch This Video to Help put an End to Youth Homelessness. A Night on the Street, April 2011 “A Wealth of Services Under One Roof” Downtown Journal, March 3 2011 Caring for Kids in Transition, West Central Tribune, March 5, 2011 Miss Colorado, Blair Griffith Experiences Homelessness February 24, 2011 The Reach: A Gathering Place for Homeless Youth gets a great endorsement from Mankato Free Press Mankato Free Press, February 25, 2011 New Drop in Center for Homeless Youth in Mankato The Free Press, February 22, 2011


Homeless – and going to college, Star Tribune, December 28, 2010 ‘Alternative House’ Helps Homeless Students Start Over (VIDEO), The Huffington Post, December 27, 2010 Tim Reardon: They need a roof over their heads — and support all around, Star Tribune, December 22, 2010 A helping hand: A young single mom has found her calling reaching out to other teens, Pioneer Press, December 12, 2010 Gay and lesbian teens are punished more at school, by police, study says, Washington Post, December 6, 2010 Oscar-winner Ryan Bingham helping homeless children with benefit show in LA, Associated Press, December 3, 2010 A ‘Shelf’ of support for homeless CPHS students, families, Sun Newspapers, December 1, 2010 People Sleep Outside For Homelessness Awareness, WCCO, November 20, 2010 Camp Heartland founder looks back before moving on, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 1, 2010 Cast’s message finds a home: Actors who are or were homeless perform the partly autobiographical “Homeroom” Star Tribune, November 14, 2010 Homeless youth have local options for help, Statesman Journal, November 21, 2010 GLBT Homeless Youth Initiative KFAI Radio, October 26, 2010 North news briefs, Star Tribune, October 26, 2010 Just for a night, they’re homeless, Star Tribune, October 22, 2010 Supporters rally in Duluth against Anti-Gay Bullying, Fox News, October 20, 2010 Churches by day, shelters by night, Star Tribune, October 10, 2010 Duluth hosting Night Without a Home Sleep Out, Star Tribune, October 9, 2010 Churches getting involved in raising money for homeless youth storefront, The Free Press, September 19, 2010 County short on space for homeless kids, Star Tribune, September 18, 2010 Minnesota Sends Players to the Homeless World Cup, Inside Minnesota Soccer, September 15, 2010 From almost homeless to hopeful at Lincoln Place, Star Tribune, August 21, 2010 Kicking it home, Star Tribune, July 16, 2010 By the numbers: Homeless youths in Minnesota in 2009, Star Tribune, July 16, 2010 The face of America’s homeless youth, CNN, July 8, 2010 Minnesota Girl Tells Senators of School Problems Foster Kids Face,” MinnPost, April 30, 2010 You feel like a burden’ Foster child advocates education reform in D.C., Star Tribune, April 29, 2010 Is Minnesota fostering youth homelessness? Other states’ strategies could help change trends, Minnpost, April 26, 2010


University of Minnesota research looks at homeless youth, TC Daily Planet, December 1, 2009 “Home is Where you Make it Project Gives Voices to Experiences of Homeless Teens,”MinnPost, August 19, 2009 Services for runaway, homeless youth in Minnesota threatened, TC Daily Planet, April 29, 2009 Out at home: Teenage homelessness on the rise, Star Tribune, April 19, 2010 Too Old for Foster Care, and Facing the Recession, The New York Times, April 7, 2009 Shedding light on teen struggles, Lakeshore Weekly News, January 1, 2009

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