Homelessness in the Capital Region

May 7, 2015
2:00pm Eastern Time
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Welcome

THIS is WMHT's OVEE screening of The Homestretch. WMHT is presenting this film with Young People in Recovery New York (www.facebook.com/yprnewyork) and CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services (www.captaincares.org/) . We look forward to chatting with you and learning how you work with Young People experiencing Homelessness.

Video Description

The Homestretch

The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school and build a future. Each of these smart, ambitious youths — Roque, Kasey, and Anthony — will surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness. As they work to complete their education and recover from a life of abandonment, they create new, surprising definitions of home.

56min 1sec

Moderator

Panelists

  • Andy Gilpin

    Andy Gilpin is the Associate Executive Director of CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services

  • Lawrence Byrne

    Lawrence is a member of Young People in Recovery New York.

  • Sarah Lang

    Sarah is a member of Young People in Recovery New York.

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