Homeless in New York: Coronavirus Tells Teen, ‘Let Me Give You a Taste’
When Orlando first landed in New York in January, the 18-year-old dreamed of a life of independence and joining the heroic firefighters of the FDNY. He had completed high school in Silicon Valley last year through a special education plan and trained in handling hazardous materials.
Harlem Church Foreclosure Spells Potential Expansion, Poetic Justice for LGBTQ Youth Center
“Poetic justice” is a phrase rarely used to describe unpaid bills, foreclosure or youth homelessness. However, in recent weeks in Harlem, the phrase has been repeated in everything from prominent blogs to local news coverage as an LGBTQ youth support center attempts to expand into a nearby church.