Homeless Youth Wrap 1,WCCO, April 4, 2013

Senator Scott Dibble wants $8 M for youth to be able to move off the streets and to be able to access services to help them move towards permancy.

Homeless Youth Wrap2,WCCO, April 4, 2013

Avenues for Youth helps youth move into stable housing. The problem is all over the state not just ceneralized to the Twin Cities.

The Caring Effect: A conversation on Teen Homelessness, The Caring Effect

Homeless among teenagers is a rising problem in cities across the United States.  The need for food, shelter and support for these young people is in the rise and you can make a difference.  Join host, Beth Ulrich on this episode of The Caring Effect Radio Show as she takes on this troublesome issue from various viewpoints.  Her guests include Michelle Gerrard a Research Scientist from The Wilder Foundation,  sharing some of the disturbing statistics on teen homelessness, Danielle Ronning, a volunteer with Freeport West, StreetWorks, a non-profit organization working with teens and young adults within Hennepin County, Minnesota and Elisabeth O’Connell, a volunteer with Rezek House, transitional housing for teens wanting to get off the street located in St. Paul, MN.  Get the facts on teen homelessness and hear why so many young people turn to the streets each year.  Learn what you can do to make a difference in your community today.

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