Michelle Bruch

Wilder report: State has more than 2,000 homeless youth


The latest snapshot of youth homelessness contains bad news and good news. The bad news: the number is high. A September report by Wilder Research estimates 2,211 youth ages 17 and under are homeless in Minnesota. The good news: Nearly all minors, 95 percent, are now enrolled in school.

A panel discussion of community leaders at TheBridge for Youth on Oct. 22 zeroed in on parents and strong family ties as the next linchpin to help fix youth homelessness.


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