Dear Obama, How Does A 60% Increase In NYC Homelessness Constitute A Recovery?

Last week, we wrote a post entitled “Harvard Crushes The “Obama Recovery” Farce With 9 Simple Charts” in which we reviewed a report from Harvard Business School on the true health of the U.S. economy.¬† Given the title, it’s probably not terribly surprising that Harvard was somewhat “underwhelmed” with the Obama recovery after taking a multi-decade look at various economic …

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Lina Breslav – Five Revealing Facts About Homeless Youth

The federal government has set a goal of ending youth homelessness by 2020 with Opening Doors, a strategic plan¬†released in 2010. But as the plan acknowledges, figuring out how many youth are homeless is no easy task. This month, communities across the country will undertake the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) count of homeless adults, families, and youth in an effort to …