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Quad City Times (IA) releases series on Youth Homelessness, “The Hidden Homeless”

September 06, 2011

Youth homelessness is a complex and often underestimated problem facing cities in America and Quad Cities, Iowa is no exception. In September, the Quad City Times released a series of articles called “The Hidden Homeless,” which explores the different aspects of youth homelessness, the individual youths, and the community organizations who work to serve this population.The series also explains the work of the USICH and the goal in Opening Doors of ending youth homelessness by 2020. Although the goal of ending youth homelessness by 2020 is ambitious, USICH Deputy Director Jennifer Ho notes, “If you don't have an ambitious goal, you certainly won't make progress.”  

Read more of Jennifer Ho's interview on Opening Doors

Read the full series of articles on youth homelessness in the Quad Cities