Our thanks go to the San Francisco Examiner for highlighting the work being done and that still to do to combat youth and family homelessness in San Francisco. This coverage coincided with the annual SF Homeless Project media day, this year on June 20.
The article covers a roundtable discussion with several service providers. Here’s a quote from our very own Sherilyn Adams on why investing in youth homelessness is essential to ending chronic homelessness:
“Fifty percent of The City’s chronically homeless adults first experienced homelessness between the ages of 18 and 24. When support and investment is given to housing marginalized youth, it has proven successful. A reduction in youth homelessness between 2013 and 2017 coincided with increased investments.”
For more, read the full article from the SF Examiner.