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Risk Factors for Homelessness

  • History of family conflict/abuse
  • Sexual activity
  • Time in foster care
  • Substance use
  • School problems
  • Identifying as LGBTQ
  • Being Hispanic or Black
  • Pregnant or parenting
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Early Childhood Legislation Database

The Early Childhood database tracks and updates early childhood, care and learning legislation from 2019 through 2022 legislative sessions for 50 states and the territories.