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    To advocate for children at risk means to have a voice and support children whom are in situation that involves exposure or danger. Children play crucial role in our future and ensuring that we protect them is important especially since they are not able to protect themselves. Stand Up for Kids is an organization that strives to end the cycle or youth and teen homelessness. According to StandUpforKids. Org the issues they face is the rapid and vast number of kids whom are homelessness. “1.7 million U.S. youth experience homelessness every year. They are living on the streets in major cities, small town, and in most suburbs in the United States. Many of these kids are forced to make difficult choices just to survive” The organizations attempts…

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    country or a first world country, unfortunately all countries are having to deal with homelessness. Both adult and children are having to live with this terrible way of life. When somebody is homeless they do not have a permanent residency, they unfortunately do not have a safe place or somewhere to call home. People have to turn to being homeless for an assortment of reasons, some can become homeless due to an unfortunate tragic event such as house fire, disease and death or they turn to…

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    When someone walking down the street sees another person sitting on the street with nothing around them and dirt and dust all over them, they automatically assume that they are homeless because they look dirty. Although that person could just be working. If you put the two symbols (dirty, and tattered clothing) together, it would lead people to believe that the person on the street is homeless simply because the way they look (Snow and Anderson, 1987). With people judging the homeless, it…

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    Barriers To Homelessness

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    Having worked in the field of human services for over 20 years, I've encountered people having various barriers that are impact people’s lives due to developmental disability, mental illness and/or substance abuse. While many of the barriers presented are fairly concrete things to address, a significant one, and one that is a bit harder to manage is the lack of understanding and compassion regarding the experience of homelessness. Many of us take our daily activities for granted, like having…

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    Even though government funds are low, homelessness for children should not exist in our society today because of runaways, and homeless parents. Runaways, children, and adults in a homeless situation are finally receiving the help they need, thanks to new state laws and associations (Fermino 3). Undeveloped areas are increasing homelessness rates due to the increase of unsafe homes in war zones (Stearman 41). Additionally, natural disasters are destroying homes and leaving individuals and…

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    people on the streets begging because they are unemployed and hungry. Since they are unemployed they are unable to provide for themselves. In most cases, they probably can’t even afford food. Although, the shelters and food pantries…

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    is someone who doesn’t have a regular home and has to sleep on the streets, shelters, or abandon buildings. There are a number of reasons kids may become homeless, natural disasters, fires, foreclosures/evictions, or more devastating, being kicked out. Homelessness impacts each aspect of a child’s life, hindering their physical, psychological, social, and behavioral advancement. The effects of this change could lead to social impairment, depression, and suicide. Being homeless can reduce the…

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    Homelessness is a huge problem in the United States, roughly about 2 million (Covenant House) teenagers that are facing homelessness. Everyday people pass by homeless teenagers in every state that are living on the streets, in abandoned places, or even by a river. Teenagers are homeless for many different reasons. There are too many young adults in troubled families around the United States that are homeless; reasons such as a lack of parental support and substance abuse; but there are certain…

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    know where the hungry, the homeless, and the sick exist, that we can help. " - Jan Schakowsky. She was an Illinois Politician. She pushed strongly to make a change in numbers. She recognized the problem and wants to make a change, much like me, in the homeless rate in Chicago. 100 million people around the world are without a home and 1.6 billion are without adequate living. In the U. S., 664,708 people are homeless. 6% of Chicago's population is homeless and half of the 6%…

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    Homelessness Imagine finding yourself on the street, all alone, nowhere to go, with just the clothes on your back. If your lucky, you have a backpack holding any precious belongings that haven’t been lost or stolen from you...yet. Your life wasn’t always like this but now you live anywhere and everywhere. Some people are nice to you, especially the young kids who offer you pocket change and $1 bills. Some offer you stares and rude remarks. You never realized your life could change so quickly.…

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