VIDEOGRAPHER: KAELYN LYNCH
Tackling Youth Homelessness in New Mexico
PART ONE OF A THREE-PART VIDEO SERIES ON YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN NEW MEXICO
New Mexico consistently ranks toward the bottom among states for child welfare (the Annie E. Casey Foundation is a funder of the Center for Sustainable Journalism). In an under-resourced state with an overburdened system, a tight-knit group of nonprofit service providers have had to get creative to fill the gaps.
Read the complete story with all three videos: Not enough beds, services for homeless youth in New Mexico
• Watch Part One — Tackling youth homelessness in New Mexico
• Watch Part Two — “Serenity Mesa” ‘I try my hardest’: Homeless youth fight substance abuse in New Mexic
• Watch Part Three — “Casa Q” ‘There’s no safe place’: One queer youth shelter serves all of New Mexico
This story originally published June 20, 2022, on Youth Today.