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Kids at Risk
THRIVE Washington wants to give our kids a good start in life
Adverse experiences in childhood constitute “the single greatest public health threat facing the nation today,” said renowned pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris. The founder and…
May 22, 2015
Five things we learned about youth homelessness
Crosscut began its deep dive into the subject of youth homelessness in February, 2014. We started with a Judy Lightfoot story on King County’s efforts…
March 24, 2015
Podcast: Why are black, queer and trans youth more at risk for homelessness?
Last year's Count Us In survey, a daylong census of homeless and unstably housed youth and young adults in King County, found that 32 percent…
February 16, 2015
Can science save abused, neglected kids – and money, too?
The homeless high school dropout now in juvenile detention started out as someone’s baby. That truth, obvious though it may be, has become a virtual…
June 30, 2015