Readers React: Children cut adrift by poverty in San BernardinoPoverty & Family Economics
By Bruce Lesley
To the editor: Millions of homeless children face daily horrors like those depicted in your story. Adding insult to injury is that U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) policy doesn’t consider them homeless.
Most homeless children — including nearly 260,000 attending California schools, according to the U.S. Department of Education — lead transient lives: motel one night, a friend’s couch the next. In every way that matters, they’re homeless…