Early Learning Advocacy in Washington State

Part 1: What We Learned Through the Washington State Student Partnership on Student Homelessness [This was originally published on Building Changes’s website. See the original post here.] According to a 2018-19 report from the Department of Children Youth &...

On Passing the Bar and Becoming a Lawyer

By Bréyon Austin Pro Bono Coordinator at Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco I’ve always known I wanted to be an attorney. My mom used to say I decided that at age seven and stuck with it. And it’s true, through being homeless in high...

Growing up as the Youngest

Siblings in the Lives of Youth Experiencing HomelessnessMany children and youth go through the experience of homelessness with siblings. Depending on birth order and family dynamics, siblings can be a source of support and strength, pain and trauma, or both. Two...

Being the Oldest and Walking Away

Siblings in the Lives of Youth Experiencing HomelessnessMany children and youth go through the experience of homelessness with siblings. Depending on birth order and family dynamics, siblings can be a source of support and strength, pain and trauma, or both. Two...

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