Philly Homes for Youth is a coalition of providers, stakeholders, and youth that care about ending youth homelessness. Each committee meets on its set schedule. Members of the public that want to participate in the work of the committee should email the coordinator for more information.
The Executive Committee includes the co-chairs of all other committees and the coalition co-chairs. Here is a link to a list of the coalition’s accomplishments.
On May 1, 2020 – the coalition sent OHS an letter about why we need morefunding for FY 2021. See it here.
The communications committee oversees the creation of content that brings attention to the issues and amplifies solutions.
Chair – Colleen Landy
The housing committee identifies strategies to get youth and those turning 21 into safe and stable homes.
Co Chair – Brendan Taliaferro
The mental health committee works with partners to address the mental health needs of the those youth experiencing homelessness. Here is a list of recommendation that the committee oversees. The next meeting is Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Join the committee for more details.
Co-Chairs: Cameron McConkey & Jase Elam