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3rd Annual National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness
The Symposium is a youth-led conference that gives over 800 attendees the tools to launch solutions that work so the most vulnerable youth get the housing, services, and care they need to flourish in life.
June 17-19, 2019, at NYU
155+ speakers, 30+ workshops, 3 days, 1 big, beautiful stage
Shared Housing, Host Homes for Minors, Best Practices for Rapid Re-housing, Housing as Health Care, Trans Organizing and Leadership, Immigration, Mass Incarceration & Policing, Capitalism & Structural Oppression, Data Research & Prevalence, Rural Homelessness, Race, Power & Privilege, Adultism, HUD CoC Funding Strategies, Pregnant & Parenting Youth, Youth Homeless Demo Site Lessons, Family & Kinship Strengthening Programs for Youth, + more
Short-term host homes provide a youth safe space to stay, for 1-6 months with a well screened and well matched mentor.
Rapid rehousing provides youth with their own lease at housing they choose with tailored rent subsidy and case management.
Family strengthening uses mediation, counseling, and case management to support youth and families including chosen family.
Point Source Youth's National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness connects thousands of people every year from all over the country working to solve the youth homelessness crisis.
Check out the video below to learn more about the how young people are involved, featuring some guest appearances by Marc Dones and Slaynne De La Cruz.