Thank you to KPCC, a member-supported public media channel, for covering last week’s youth homelessness hearing called by Senator Scott Wiener and Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio. Speakers including our own Sherilyn Adams emphasized the importance of addressing youth homelessness in eliminating chronic homelessness. Here’s an excerpt:

“Fifty percent of chronically homeless people had their first homeless experience when they were youth,” said said Sherilyn Adams of Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco. “You want to stop chronic homelessness? Solve youth homelessness.”

For more, read the article from KPCC.