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Raiders take action against homelessness


Courtney Fletcher

Brett Avila's Human Development class discussed their plans for visiting CAPWN.

More than 1.7 million ages 16 to 24 experience homelessness in the U.S. In Nebraska, more than 5,000 children and teenagers are currently homeless.

Behind these people is a different, heartbreaking story that lead to them being without the most basic necessities. However, with the help of local shelters such as the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska in Gering and Scottsbluff, the growing population of homeless youth can receive food, clothing and an education.

The Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska is a nonprofit, community-based health and human services organiz...

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