COVID-19 and Youth Homelessness
BC Coalition to End Youth Homelessness Special Reports #1 & #2
The BCCEYH has launched 2 reports highlighting the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on homeless youth in BC. These reports provide key recommendations informed by urban, rural, and remote communities across the province and youth with lived expertise of homelessness.
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"From Marginalized to Magnified", February 2020 Provincial Report
A Way Home Kamloops and Youth Against Youth Homelessness would like to celebrate the launch of the provincial report, "From Marginalized to Magnified". Our Executive Director, Katherine McParland, completed this report as her Masters of Social Work Leadership practicum with the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth.
This report magnifies the first voices and lived expertise of 231 youth across BC, detailing pathways, impacts, barriers, and most importantly the solutions to ending youth homelessness as informed by the 231 provincial youth participants.