Tag Archives: Ingrid Lofgren

Transgender Action Group celebrates 3 years of outreach & legal help

Three years ago today, HPRP and other members of the Transgender Action Group (TAG) hit the streets of Baltimore from 11 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. as part of a new bi-weekly effort to connect transgender women engaged in commercial sex … Continue reading

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HPRP works for a successful Youth REACH MD survey of homeless youth

This week and next, teams in eight Maryland counties are participating in Youth REACH MD, a state effort to better understand the scope and reasons for youth and young adult homelessness. Baltimore City Youth REACH is hitting the streets with … Continue reading

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Homeless youth finally gets his food stamps (and back benefits!)

When HPRP staff attorney Ingrid Lofgren met Michael at the Youth Empowered Society Drop-In Center (where HPRP runs a twice monthly legal clinic for youth experiencing homelessness), she was surprised when he said he wouldn’t be eligible for food stamps … Continue reading

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Homeless youth COUNT!

During the last week in January, Baltimore City participated in the biennial Point-In-Time count of homeless persons mandated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The PIT Count, which involves street- and service provider-based enumeration and surveying of … Continue reading

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In Gratitude, Solidarity, and Hope: Reflections on Progress toward Ending Youth Homelessness in Maryland

The Thanksgiving holiday, which happens to fall during National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, is an opportunity for thoughtful reflection. At the Homeless Persons Representation Project, we are acutely aware that many young people in Maryland are without family or a … Continue reading

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Meet Brittany Favazza, HPRP’s 2014 Linda Kennedy Fellow

Brittany Favazza is HPRP’s 2014 Linda Kennedy Fellow. Brittany, a second-year student at the University of Baltimore School of Law, will be assisting executive director Antonia Fasanelli and Skadden Fellow Ingrid Lofgren with their research on legislative bills for the … Continue reading

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Homeless family moves toward financial stability with HPRP’s help

Ms. B, a 21-year old mother with a history of mental illness and foster care involvement, is working to build financial stability for her family with support from HPRP Skadden Fellow Ingrid Löfgren, who helped her obtain benefits to which … Continue reading

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HPRP, ACLU and Youth Groups Offer Alternative to Proposed Curfew Expansion in Baltimore

Civil rights and youth groups are offering an alternate plan to promote the safety of Baltimore youth without risking the criminalization and unintended consequences of a greatly expanded curfew proposal now before the Baltimore City Council. In offering the plan, … Continue reading

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Homeless youth speak at UM Law symposium

HPRP’s Ingrid Lofgren (left in the photo) and other HPRP staff helped organize Invisible Homelessness: Baltimore Youth Speak Out, a symposium at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law earlier this week. After the screening of a short film, … Continue reading

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22-year-old mother builds stability with HPRP’s help

A 22-year old mother who has struggled with homelessness since the age of 18 is steadily building stability with HPRP’s support –  and a lot of perseverance.  “I am so proud of the gains she has made in the past … Continue reading

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