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A recent human-interest story featured on NJ 101.5 reminds us about the human face of homelessness and the risk they face living on the street.
The Washington Post reported that “1 in 6 older black people have been homeless at some point in their life, study finds.”
NJCounts 2018 found 9,303 homeless men, women and children, in 6,982 households in NJ an increase of 771 persons (9%) from 2017.
Homelessness in the United States disproportionately affects minorities. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness these racial disparities include.