This week’s infographic comes to us from the True Colors Fund, an organization aiming to raise awareness about and help bring an end to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth homelessness. Today, Wednesday 27th April 2016, is 40 to None Day, a day to raise public awareness about LGBT* youth homelessness. Approximately 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), yet LGBT young people make up less than 7% of the general youth population.
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This week’s infographic, published by Megaphone, takes a look at homeless deaths in British Columbia. Megaphone is a monthly magazine published by the not-for-profit Street Corner Media Foundation. Printed copies of the magazine are sold by the non-profit to vendors for 75 cents, and sold by the vendor for two dollars, which adds up to a $1.25 profit per sold magazine copy.
This week’s infographic comes to us from the Fredericton Community Action Group on Homelessness and looks at two surveys conducted in New Brunswick’s capital earlier this year. The group brings together non-profit organizations, government representatives and community leads who are working together to end homelessness in Fredericton. Data was gathered by a team composed of over 40 volunteers and 10 partner agencies.
This week’s infographic takes a look at the interaction of street youth in with the police in Toronto. Data in the infographic comes from a chapter in Youth Homelessness in Canada: Implications for Policy and Practice, a book that fills many gaps in the information available on youth homelessness. The book draws from homelessness research and focuses on effective solutions to youth homelessness.
This week’s infographic comes to us from Mission Australia, a faith-based organization that works to reduce the prevalence of homelessness by providing support to communities across Australia. The organization offers access to services that are of the utmost importance for individuals who are trying to improve their living circumstances, including employment services and educational supports.
This week’s infographic comes to us from Homeless Link, an organization based out of the United Kingdom that works with shelters, advocacy groups, as well as policymakers to create meaningful change in the homeless sector. The infographic focuses on individuals with complex needs who are experiencing homelessness.
This week’s infographic, published by Homeless Link UK, takes a look at the findings from the organization’s Young and Homeless 2014 report. Homeless Link supports organizations that work directly with individuals living in homelessness in the United Kingdom. Their services include consultation with organizations to help improve existing programs.
This week’s infographic, created by Seattle University’s Project on Family Homelessness, focuses on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their relation to adult homelessness. The project is based out of the university’s Center for Strategic Communications, and focuses on spreading awareness about the causes of family homelessness, as well as potential solutions to the problem.
This week’s infographic, published by Food Banks Canada, takes a look at food insecurity in Nunavut. Food Banks Canada is a non-profit organization that works to support a network food banks, food agencies and other groups that function at the community level to offer assistance and support to families and individuals experiencing food insecurity.
This week’s infographic, produced by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunity Initiative, looks at what happens when youth age out of foster care at 18 and find themselves without proper supports. The organization’s mission is to “ensure that young people make successful transitions from foster care to adulthood”.