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Entries by Mark Horvath from 09/2013

Using Employment and Education to Help Homeless Youth: Interview with Urban Peak

| Posted 09.06.2013 | Impact

I was introduced to Urban Peak's work fighting youth homelessness in Denver during Invisible People's 2nd national road trip. To be honest, it was a l...

What Would Jesus Do to Help Homeless Youth?

| Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact

My hope in writing this post is that we can all enter into a healthy conversation about faith based organizations and homeless services. I strongly be...

The Homeless You Don't See, but Need to See! Warning: This Video Will Mess You up!

| Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact

Being on a road trip focusing on homeless youth it was important to tell the story of the homelessness you don't see - the millions of American famili...

The Domestic Labor and Sex Trafficking of Homeless Youth

| Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact

"Children and youth victimized in human trafficking are not social outcasts or criminals. Rather, they are our neighbors and friends, our nieces and...

How Do You Help Young People? Listen to Them!

| Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact

"How do you help young people? listen to them! It really is that simple. Sandwiches are sandwiches, a shower is a shower, a bed's a bed! But for too l...

Covenant House Missouri Feels like Home

| Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact

My very first interaction with a Covenant House was years ago when I was going to college to be a drug and alcohol counselor. I applied at Covenant Ho...

La Casa Norte: a Champion of Change Fighting Youth Homelessness

| Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact

Last year while visiting Chicago I met a young man who was 19 years-old at the time. Jermire had been homeless since the age of 13, but thanks to the ...

Social and Economic Crises Increase Youth Homelessness

| Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact

It's pretty much common sense that a bad economy will influence youth homelessness both in the present and in the future, but I never thought about th...

Check out the House That FreeFest Built

| Posted 09.21.2013 | Impact

I am so excited about being able to share this story. Not only have I been wanting to visit the House that FreeFest built ever since I heard about it,...