“The first thing I did was cry, to be honest,” one Clark Atlanta University freshman said after discovering she no longer had housing.
As the students behind this march have shown, teens these days are resourceful.
I’m a college student in San Francisco. To afford to live here, I share a two bedroom apartment with five other girls. I ask myself daily, is living in this city worth the cost of my privacy?
Boyle Heights faces a new twist on an old problem: can people gentrify the neighborhood where they grew up?
And you thought workers had it bad trying to find a place to live in SF…
Like most kids raised in the projects, my goal is to get out. But it’s not that easy.
About one in 12 Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For black youth, that rate doubles to one in six. Diamond Eugene is more than just a statistic. This is her story.
“Back when my sister had an after-school job, she kept all the money for herself. I have to use my paycheck to help with groceries and rent.”
I’ve always seen moving out on my own as a marker of adulthood, but for me, the cost outweighs the benefits.