Were you aware that 2/3 of the adults experiencing homelessness have not received a high school diploma or completed a GED?

Legislative Updates

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Increase homeless children's access to child care by signing your organization on to comments supporting proposed federal regulations. The deadline for signing on is February 19, 2016.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Learn about federal funding for homeless children and youth in the FY2017 budget, and what you can do to increase investments in vital education and housing programs.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Learn more about new legislation to ensure that homeless and foster youth benefit from college access programs, have access to financial aid without burdensome and prohibitive documentation, and receive the support they need to stay in school and graduate.
*Action alert included.*

Friday, December 18, 2015

Learn about FY2016 funding for federal programs for children and youth experiencing homelessness included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (H.R. 2029).

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Learn more about the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2015 (HCYA), a bill that would make it easier for homeless families and unaccompanied homeless youth to receive HUD homeless assistance, no matter where they happen to be staying.
*Action alert included.*

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Head Start regulations were issued on February 10, 2015 that address the eligibility and enrollment of homeless children in Head Start programs.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Learn more about the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA), a bill that makes critical updates to Runaway and Homeless Youth Act programs to enable them to serve unaccompanied homeless youth better.
*Action alert included.*

NAEHCY 2016 Conference
Orlando, FL
October 29-November 1
The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015
Homeless Students in ESEA Reauthorization
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