Episode 27: LGBTQ Youth Homelessness
McQuaid Mission • 25m
According to a recent ASU study, nearly 50% of young adults experiencing homelessness identified as LGBTQ – and the average age of their first homeless experience was at 17 years of age. We’ll be joined live in studio by Nate Rhoton, Executive Director at one-n-ten, for a look at what’s being done to help and equip our young people.
Also, Jayson Matthews and Gilbert Arvizu from the Valley Of The Sun United Way will join us in studio for a conversation on healthcare and homelessness.
Up Next in McQuaid Mission
Episode 26: Shared Housing Initiative
The Valley’s real estate and rental markets are exploding; rents continue to increase at a rapid pace, pricing many individuals and families out. In this episode, we will explore the “Shared Housing Initiative” and how it may provide much-needed help to those experiencing homelessness.
Episode 25: Family Homelessness
We shine a light on parents and little ones experiencing homelessness. UMOM is on the frontlines as the coordinated entry point for families needing help. Jackson Fonder, CEO of UMOM, will join us live in studio to talk about the challenges and actions underway to assist families in need.
Episode 24: Inside The Arizona Housin...
We take an inside look at the Arizona Housing Fund. Founder Howard Epstein joins us live in studio for this conversation. See how local business leaders are paving the way when it comes to building more affordable supportive housing in our state.