Christopher Connelly / KERA
Homelessness is increasing in the U.S., and those impacted include children, teens, and young adults. A steering committee of high school students in Dallas, many of whom have experienced homelessness themselves, helped design the Fannie C. Harris Youth Center, a shelter for kids who are experiencing homelessness on their own. There are many reasons why young people may leave their families, and this center is equipped to meet their unique needs against the backdrop of inspiring decor and thoughtfully designed programming. Listen to hear more about the center and how it is addressing the needs of students who are experiencing homelessness.
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