Homelessness may be down across the nation, but it remains a problem in the Cowboy State and its capital city.
According to the 2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, homelessness declined by 2 percent between 2014 and 2015 and by 11 percent since 2007...
More and more Wyoming students are experiencing homelessness.
In light of this, Governor Matt Mead signed a proclamation Monday morning declaring November 2015 as Homeless Children and Youth Awareness Month in Wyoming.
"We've had a 40% increase just between the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 school years, whereas nationwide there's only been an 8% increase in family homelessness," said Kenya Ha