State Budget Includes Record-Level Investments in Youth Who Have Been in Foster Care or Homeless
A webinar to dig deeper into how unaccompanied youth can access stimulus payments under the CARES Act, and
Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, approximately 17% of college students experienced homelessness over the course of a year. In the wake of the outbreak and school closures, there is an even greater need to understand how to identify and support this vulnerable population.
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Allocates $9 Million to 14 Colleges Across the State to Help Homeless Students Find Shelter
Fourteen California community colleges are being awarded three-year annual grants of up to $700,000 each to help homeless and housing insecure students find reliable shelter.
CSU, CCC and UC systems will host students, staff, faculty, and community partners to explore the efforts of advancing basic needs.
The Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults conference will explore emerging perspectives.
Nearly 40,000 students from 57 CCC participated in the #RealCollege Survey from the CCC Chancellor’s Office and The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice in fall of 2016 and 2018. Seven in 10 respondents had experienced food insecurity or housing insecurity or homelessness in the last year.
In Fall 2017, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) conducted a survey of the CCC system to learn what supports are available to help with students’ basic needs.
This primer is designed to guide Homeless Youth Liaisons in their work.
The composition and financial needs of today’s student population have changed significantly over time. Student access to SNAP is critical because food insecurity is one of the greatest threats to health, wellbeing, and academic success—especially for community college students. Read more at www.clasp.org