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Homeless Youth in Focus

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Gender and Sexuality / LGBT / Race / Youth

Originally published on Colorlines on November 11, 2013. It’s 10 p.m. on Tuesday night at the Streetwork Project overnight shelter in New York City, and many of the young residents are just settling in. The shelter, a renovated brownstone with brightly painted walls, houses 24 homeless youth aged 16 to 20, a fraction of the estimated 3,800 who are homeless in the city on any given night. Nineteen-year-old Brie walks in from a smoke break and launches into […]