“I Didn’t Even Know What Trafficking Was”

Katie was just 16-years-old when she was trafficked in her home state of Arizona. After continuously getting into fights with her parents, Katie reached out to one [...]

Mayor Gallego’s State of the City highlights need for affordable housing

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is a longtime advocate for people experiencing homelessness. UMOM was honored when the Mayor joined us back in March for the opening of [...]

2019-06-26T09:08:44-07:00Homelessness, News|

Invisible homelessness: Families and youth are hard to see, hard to count

You walk by a parked car and notice that it’s packed full of personal stuff – clothing, a backpack, maybe a blanket or sleeping bags. You may [...]

2019-04-11T00:21:38-07:00Homelessness|

Reaching Her Full Potential: A Story of a Homeless Teen and How You Can Help

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. You’re a sophomore in high school, focusing on your schoolwork and basketball tryouts. Life seems pretty normal. Until one day you find [...]

Key Facts From the 2017 Youth Experiences Study You Need to Know

  They’re hard to find and sometimes even harder to assess. Yet, homeless young adults surround us, trying to get through their days as best they can [...]

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