This year marks the 25th anniversary of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act – the first major federal law to address homelessness in the United States. But, with more than 3.5 million Americans still homeless each year, we need to finish what we started. Now is the time to take your stand with us – it’s time to go All-In to End Homelessness: I pledge to: Commit myself to ending…
1.4 million children are homeless every year. Many are wrongly removed from school. You can change her future. Make sure the bus picks her up. Keep her in class with her friends and teachers. Your $15 is the gift of an education. To find out more about Project LEARN, please visit: www.nlchp.org/projectlearn.cfm.
The Law Center's mission is to prevent and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the…Read More
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Tomorrow, Friday, November 5, the United States will undergo its first-ever Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the UN Human Rights Council. The U.S. will answer direct questions from the Council and other UN member nations about its human rights policy.
One of the most glaring issues…Read More
Today the landmark Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent & End Homelessness was unveiled at a White House press conference. The plan was required by legislation passed last year due to the advocacy of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and its partners.
The plan is a big step in…Read More