Ask A Rockstar Adultism : Video

NADJA BENTLEY

ZIGGY (NZINGHA) KEYES

SLAYNNE DE LA CRUZ, JERICHO PROJECT

ADULTISM AND SOLUTIONS TO END YOUTH HOMELESSNESS


Why are you passionate about creating change with homeless youth?

 

What is Adultism and how does it manifest itself?

Is it adultist to provide youth with a shelter or transitional rehousing?

 

What are some barriers with rapid rehousing?

 

Why is rapid rehousing something you do?

Is there a better term than ‘staff’ vs. ‘youth?’

 

How would you recommend introducing the concept of adultism to providers?

What are best practices for providers to incorporate youth voices into their programs?

 

How do you feel about the definition of youth homelessness?

What are the differences between youth & adult supports?

 

Are there times when you’ve heard justifications for adultism?

Does the phrase ‘housing ready’ have an effect on youth?


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