PEC joins youth advocates at Philadelphia City Hall

On Thursday, April 28th, People's Emergency Center joined representatives from area youth homeless service providers to provide testimony to the Philadelphia City Council on ending youth homelessness. This hearing was led by Councilwoman Helen Gym and Councilman Allan Domb.

In Philadelphia, the number of youth experiencing homelessness has grown 73% since 2009, and currently only one crisis shelter exists to serve homeless youth. Below are links to the full testimonies provided by PEC and others. 

Links to testimonies.

Testimony on ending youth homelessness