Youth Homelessness: Risks, Safety and Human Trafficking


Brian E. Mach (Editor)

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: SOC045000

Today, millions of youth across the country do not have access to a stable home. For many of them, the effects of homelessness are not isolated to days or weeks or months. Youth homelessness has long-term consequences that undermine their education, their safety, and their future. Youth who do not have access to the support and resources that come with stable housing are far more likely to drop out of school, fall prey to exploitation and human trafficking, and remain homeless as adults.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Strengthening Federal Support to End Youth Homelessness
Committee on Education and Labor

Chapter 2. Picking Up the Pieces: Strengthening Connections with Students Experiencing
Homelessness and Children in Foster Care
Committee on Education and Labor

Chapter 3. Human Trafficking Prevention: Strategies for Runaway and Homeless Youth Settings
Family and Youth Service Bureau

Chapter 4. Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2020
Committee on Education and Labor

Chapter 5. Support for Homeless Youth in the Context of COVID-19: A Brief Overview
Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara



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