youth homelessness

Conservative group sues Washington over law to protect trans youth in crisis 

BY: - August 16, 2023

A conservative legal organization run by Stephen Miller, previously a senior adviser in the Trump White House, is suing Washington state to challenge a new law meant to protect transgender youth experiencing homelessness or fleeing difficult family situations.   America First Legal filed the lawsuit Wednesday over Senate Bill 5599, which allows shelters to notify state […]

WA Sen. Patty Murray proposes new grants to help prevent youth homelessness

BY: - August 8, 2023

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Tuesday announced legislation that seeks to funnel more federal dollars to local programs that help prevent youth homelessness.  The bill would create two new grant programs. Funding from the grants would help pay for efforts to intervene before a youth or young adult becomes homeless, such as helplines or […]