Town Hall on Youth Homelessness, May 4th 2014

WHP Townhall Poster DIGITAL Join the Write Home Project for a community discussion on Youth Homelessness in Berkeley. Learn about the work Write Home has been doing over the last year in collaboration with local organizations to create spaces for homeless youth to find empowerment and community through the arts. Come discuss issues effecting homeless youth in Berkeley and find out how you can get involved.

We will debut three new short films directed by Jamie DeWolf for the Write Home Project featuring writing and performances by local poets Joshua Merchant, Kaila Love, and Ben Grenrock. These videos will frame our discussion around such topics as invisible homelessness, mental health, and substance use in the young homeless community.

We will also have a panel featuring representatives from local youth-serving organizations as well as a small writing workshop and open mic.

This event is free. Light refreshments and snacks provided. This event is ADA Accessible.

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First Ever Town Hall, May 4th

Write Home is hosting its first ever town hall on Sunday, May 4th at the UC Berkeley campus! There we will discuss issues related to youth homelessness both locally and nationally, our work in the Berkeley community over the last year, and the development of an arts-based pedagogy relevant to the unique needs of our homeless youth clients. We will also debut 3 brand new short films, developed over the last year by local artists, that will help frame our discussion.

Check back soon for more info.