Youth Homelessness Across The Nation

Joseph left home at 15 and couch-surfed for five years. He looked up “homeless youth” on the Internet and found Covenant House. He wants to start his own record label.
 - Photo credit "Almost Home" by Kevin Ryan. All rights reserved.

Joseph left home at 15 and couch-surfed for five years. He looked up “homeless youth” on the Internet and found Covenant House. He wants to start his own record label.

Photo credit "Almost Home" by Kevin Ryan. All rights reserved.

Youth Homelessness Across The Nation

A look at youth homelessness across the United States, and why growing numbers of teens are ending up alone on the streets. Diane and guests discuss efforts to provide them shelter -- and a future.

A look at youth homelessness across the United States, and why growing numbers of teens are ending up alone on the streets. Diane and guests discuss efforts to provide them shelter -- and a future.

Guests

Kevin Ryan

president and CEO of Covenant House International.

"Paulie Smith"

former homeless youth profiled in "Almost Home."

Cory Booker

mayor of Newark, N.J.

Read An Excerpt

Excerpt from "Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope" by Kevin Ryan. Copyright 2012 by Kevin Ryan. Reprinted here by permission of Wiley. All rights reserved.

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