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date: 23 September 2019

homelessness 

Source:
A Dictionary of Gangs
Author(s):

Bill Sanders

A person experiences homelessness when they have inadequate access to secure and safe night-time residence. Living in public or private places not designed for human habitation as well as residing in cars, public buildings, emergency or transitional shelters, public transportation, and the like is considered being homeless. A limited body of research indicates that some homeless youth have histories of gang membership.... ...

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