How legislation would help California’s homeless youth

During the day, Julie, age 15, attended a local Santa Clara high school. At night, she slept at Bill Wilson Center’s (BWC) safety net shelter for youth. Julie’s mom, who struggles with mental health issues and substance abuse, worked to maintain housing in Silicon Valley; however, after a major rent increase, she fell behind on the payments and her family was evicted.

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