Moderated by Rick Badie
For Atlanta’s homeless youth, more is needed than simply a place to stay. In our lead column, executives from two of the city’s leading charity organizations write about the services they provide “unaccompanied youth” on our streets and seek more community input to address a growing population. The second column highlights a consortium that gives Liberian college students access to universities, colleges and schools in our state.
Helping the invisible: Homeless youth
By Kathy Colbenson, Allison Ashe
There is an invisible crisis in our community – youth homelessness. Once you learn to see it, the stories are shockingly common.