Medford RanksThird In State For Highest Homeless Youth

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Thu, November 15 2012 at 6:23 PM, Updated: Thu, November 15 2012 at 6:50 PM

Jackson County takes fourth place for the highest number of youth who are considered homeless.

 

Sixteen percent of the homeless youth in Medford live unsheltered. That means in a tent, car or on the streets. Others may be staying a a couch at a friend or family members house. That has organizers at the Maslow Project concerned.

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News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.

Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.

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