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Youth Homelessness Researcher Matthew Morton Talks About Anti-Panhandling Bills

Youth Homelessness Researcher Matthew Morton Talks About Anti-Panhandling BillsWFYI's Drew Daudelin sat down with Matthew Morton, a researcher on youth homelessness, to talk about traditional approaches to homelessness and what new research tells him about how it could change.Matthew Morton, panhandling, Indianapolis, downtown, youth homelessness, homeless2018-09-20T00:00:00-04:00
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Youth Homelessness Researcher Matthew Morton Talks About Anti-Panhandling Bills

Matthew Morton is a research fellow for Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. He's also the principal investigator for Voices of Youth Count, a national research initiative on youth homelessness.

Courtesy of Matthew Morton

Republicans on the Indianapolis City-County Council will propose an anti-panhandling ordinance next week. Some who oppose the idea say it criminalizes homelessness.

WFYI’s Drew Daudelin sat down with Matthew Morton, a researcher on youth homelessness, to talk about traditional approaches to homelessness and what new research tells him about how it could change.

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