In this article, Megan Gibbard writes about the disproportionate number of black and LGBTQ youth who are homeless.
Young, gay and homeless: Why some parents reject their children
Nobody wants to put runaways in detention — but what do we do?
Helen Halpert looks at the situation facing youth who have run away from home, and how the DSHS has yet to find a solution.
Homeless youths, their trackers, running around in circles
Jonathan Martin writes about the difficulties involved in locating youth who have run away from foster homes, and in securing a more stable housing situation for runaway youth.
Embracing the state’s young and homeless
This article serves as a preface to a series of editorial entries, guest opinions, and other pieces intended to convey the struggles faced by youth who have run away from home.
The story of one homeless girl, Brittany, who was failed time and again
In this article, the Seattle Times follows the story of Brittany, a youth who ran away from home, and discusses the shortcomings of the state Department for Social and Health Serivces (DSHS).
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