New #HomelessLearning Tweet!

Learned much from the staff of Camden Kaleidoscope and the wonderful work they do with vulnerable young adults #homelesslearning — Rachel Yoder (@racheldyoder) April 22, 2016 Advertisements

New #HomelessLearning Tweet!

Today was brilliance with Greenwich Pathway sandwiched between unexpected tours of London courtesy of signal problems #homelesslearning — Rachel Yoder (@racheldyoder) April 21, 2016

My Visit to Parliament & Hidden Homelessness

It’s been a whirlwind few days here in London. The majority of my first 3 days have been spent getting to know the city, an overview of what homelessness among young people looks like here, and a top of the trees look at what services are at Depaul UK. The last few days have been…

New #HomelessLearning Tweet!

Great work @DepaulUK @hblondon and crew on launching #hiddenhomeless report and starting an important dialogue #homelesslearning — Rachel Yoder (@racheldyoder) April 19, 2016

New #HomelessLearning Tweet!

"…homelessness is a shared responsibility across government." As true in 🇺🇸 as it is in 🇬🇧 #homelesslearning — Rachel Yoder (@racheldyoder) April 19, 2016

New #HomelessLearning Tweet!

At the launch of @DepaulUK #hiddenhomeless report – danger zones and stepping stones. US colleagues, check it out! #homelesslearning — Rachel Yoder (@racheldyoder) April 19, 2016

The State of Young Adult Homelessness

According to a recent federal report (PDF here), there were nearly 40,000 unaccompanied homeless youth on a single night in 2015, 87% of which between the ages of 18 and 24. The National Alliance to End Homelessness expects that this is a significant undercount and estimates that in a year there are 550,000 unaccompanied youth and…

New #HomelessLearning Tweet!

Wow, great first day with @DepaulUK for #homelesslearning. My brain is already brimming – looking forward to Day 2 and more learning. — Rachel Yoder (@racheldyoder) April 18, 2016

London Exchange 2016

I’m participating in the 2016 Transatlantic Practice Exchange through the National Alliance to End Homelessness and Homeless Link UK. From April 18 – 29, I’ll be placed with Depaul UK to learn from them about the great work they do. Specifically, I’ll be looking at best practices for serving youth and young adults experiencing homelessness…

Philly’s Heroin Epidemic

Here is a great article on hard-core heroin addicts detox in heart of Philly’s drug market via Al-Jazeera America.