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Almost one out of every four homeless young people we interviewed were at some point in their lives either victims of trafficking or had engaged in survival sex (trading sex acts to meet basic needs like food or shelter).
Indeed, as the report notes, there are currently “waiting lists for vouchers in almost every community,” and only 1 in 4 eligible households receives a voucher or some other form of federal rental assistance. Half of the current households in the voucher program include seniors or people with disabilities, and the rest are mostly families with children.
As unemployment and foreclosures continue to drive record increases in homelessness, many cities are stepping up efforts to criminalize it. That’s wrong, ineffective and costly. But some communities are bucking the trend, demonstrating that there is a better way.
The Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute (UMCPI) is developing and delivering an 8-hour training on Public Safety De-Escalation Tactics for Military Veterans in Crisis. The goal of the training is to build the capacity of public safety personnel to respond to military veterans (all branches).