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Fighting Homelessness: HUD Program Helps Foster Youth With Housing Like Family Would—Sec. Ben Carson

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Just what is it like to suddenly have no place to live when you turn 21? Every year, roughly 5,000 such foster care youth end up homeless. But a new program is poised to completely change all that, and change it as early as this year. This is American Thought Leaders ????????, and I’m Jan Jekielek In this episode, we’ll sit down with Secretary Ben Carson to discuss how the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative was launched in just 4 months after an ambitious group of former foster youth pitched it to him. We’ll also speak to program participant...
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