VIDEOGRAPHER: KAELYN LYNCH
PART THREE OF A THREE-PART VIDEO SERIES ON YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN NEW MEXICO
LGBTQ+ youth experience homelessness at significantly higher rates than their peers. In Albuquerque, New Mexico’s only shelter specifically for queer young people provides a safe space for this vulnerable and exploited population to thrive.
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.