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How Public Policy Supports Homeless Youth in America

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Annually, an estimated 4.2 million youth and young adults experience homelessness. The pathway to homelessness is complex and often starts with family instability. A large number of homeless youth experience abuse, domestic violence, and discrimination for their sexual orientation, increasing their risk of homelessness. This infographic from Ohio University outlines the scope of the problem, existing public policy successes from past few decades to support vulnerable youth facing homelessness, and ongoing challenges.