Category: Racial Inequalities

Calculating the Crisis in Individual Adult Homelessness

In preparing the recently released State of Homelessness: 2020 Edition, it was evident that one group was associated with a long list of particularly troubling statistics—individuals. The most recent data suggests that far too many people experiencing homelessness fall into […]

Behavioral Health Disparities in Black and Brown Communities: Making the Connection Between COVID-19 and Racism

By now, it is clear who is getting disproportionately sick and who is disproportionately dying from COVID-19: Black and Brown people. A recent Yale study shows that Black people have the most glaring disparity – they are 3.5 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than White people. Other minority groups are disproportionately impacted as well. For example, […]

Racial Inequalities in Homelessness, by the Numbers

Most minority groups in the United States experience homelessness at higher rates than Whites, and therefore make up a disproportionate share of the homeless population. African Americans make up 13 percent of the general population, but more than 40 percent […]

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