A child's swingset seen in front of a brick building with with boarded-up windows.

Couch, car or curb: Defining which young person is ‘homeless’ affects aid state by state

BY: - August 17, 2023

The spectrum of youth homelessness is vast. It includes young children sleeping with their mothers in crowded shelters and families living in tent encampments in public parks. There are teenage runaways who have fled abusive homes to live on the streets and kids who spend their nights hidden in cars or abandoned buildings. But youth […]

Chair and executive members of committee listen to arguments

‘Losers lost’: Alabama Democratic leadership defends new bylaws as DNC expresses concern

BY: - May 10, 2023

Leaders of the Alabama Democratic Party said they correctly and democratically passed new bylaws that eliminated some minority caucuses and reduced the power of others. The bylaws were approved on a 63-49 vote by the State Democratic Executive Committee (SDEC) on Saturday after a contentious meeting that one faction of the Democrats called undemocratic, and […]