COVID-19 Exacerbated Homelessness
Friday, January 28th, 2022
According to JBAY, the University of Chicago has released an issue brief highlighting the disproportionately higher rates of homelessness and housing instability among youth of color, with the COVID-19 pandemic amplifying these pre-existing economic and housing disparities. The brief offered recommendations to tackle these issues, which include elevating black and hispanic youth voices to co-create new services and programs and developing new outreach programs tailored to young people’s fluid housing arrangements.
Click HERE to read this report.