Creative Community Responses to Youth Homelessness

Youth homelessness in the United States is an under-reported crisis. The statistics are truly startling. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as 1.6 million children are presently homeless. In Minnesota where I am a youth worker there are over 4,000 youth 16-21 experiencing homelessness on any given night. Youth-specific shelter beds in Minnesota are …

The Latest AveNEWS

Read the Latest AveNEWS where we detail the launch of a collaborative short-term housing program for homeless LGBTQ¬†youth, Brooklyn Avenues’ one year anniversary as well as a number of fundraisers held throughout our supportive community! Don’t forget to reserve a spot at one of our volunteer info session to learn how you can get involved with Avenues.