Not all college students look forward to winter break with equal anticipation; for thousands of homeless college students, the stress of where to go over university holidays can be worse than a full courseload.
The summer in Ocean City, Md. may be all sunshine and orange crushes, but an increasing number of those who live year-round in the coastal city are struggling with homelessness. One of them, Kenny, shares his story.
This award-winning show features stories of two kids abandoned by their parents to the streets. One story profiles the the life of a young, black lesbian living on the streets of Portland, Oregon. The other story is about a counselor and an HIV positive homeless gay men in Phoenix, Arizona.
High school was tough for Tierra Jackson. She shared a single room in a Chicago homeless shelter with six other family members, and her mom was in and out of prison. But today, the college junior says school is her ticket out.
Many of the hungry and homeless depend on meals served by nonprofit groups in parks and other outdoor areas around the city. But new laws would force those groups to close down or continue serving meals only in indoor spaces.
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