Monday, May 18, 2009

Homeless Youth Pride Walk Article

Here is an awesome article on our walk from Youth!

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Homeless Youth Pride Walk, 2009

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Posted by:trinachi on May 08, 2009 at 01:10 PM
"Almost 40% of homeless youth in America identify as LGBTQ. This diverse group of Queer youth has a profound and powerful voice. We want to support them in their progress and give them a platform to stand on."
—Chloe Michelle Noble, founder of the Noble Echoes Foundation

Earlier today, three activists hit the road with backpacks. Their mission? A 6,000 mile journey through the United States to give voice to homeless LGBTQ youth, and raise awareness about the tragic prevalence of homelessness among Queer youth in America. Chloe Michelle Noble, Jill Hardman, and Nicole Tomlin will travel for 6 to 9 months, starting in Seattle and venturing through major US cities from coast to coast. The group of three will live out of their backpacks and document their trek through photos, video, and blog updates. Every major city they walk through will host a media event known as Operation Shine to increase public visibility around the issues facing homeless Queer youth.

Their project is called the
Homeless Youth Pride Walk 2009.