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Raising awareness of youth homelessness is an important part of Larkin Street’s mission. Our media partners enable us to share information about the issues faced by homeless youth and Larkin Street’s successful model to meet their needs. If you are a member of the press and have questions, or would like to obtain a quote or interview with our Executive Director or staff, please contact us at (415) 673-0911, ext. 305 or send an email .

Bill Signed to Waive High School Equivalency Fees for Homeless Youth in California

California State Senate Bill 252, introduced by Senator Mark Leno, to waive high school equivalency exam fees, for homeless youth under 25, was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on September 20, 2015. The bill goes into effect January 1, 2016. Simply stated, “to succeed in life, I need a GED or a high school diploma,” said Isabella … Continue reading Bill Signed to Waive High School Equivalency Fees for Homeless Youth in California