"It can be tough work, but it is only in listening that we can truly understand the oppression and injustices our youth feel... they have a voice and deserve to be heard."
The brave young people rebuilding their lives at Covenant House deserve to live in safety, with hope for brighter futures—as do all people of color who face persistent and egregious racism.
"Miss Archie, Miss Melba and Mr. Steve helped me to heal. They helped launch me on a new path. It was the first time in my life I was truly proud of myself. . . I came back to work at Covenant House, believing I could reach these young women."
“The stay-at-home order gave me a lot of time to reflect – and to meditate and pray... after COVID-19, I want to finish up college. I just want to be a good mother. Jasmine’s happiness is my number one goal. I want her light to shine on others.”
On May 18, more than 50 powerhouse stars teamed up for a night of hope and celebration to benefit Covenant House’s work with homeless and trafficked youth.
Over the years, I have read the Prayer of St. Francis thousands of times. What, however, is God calling me to do TODAY, and the weeks and months ahead in the midst of this pandemic?
On May 18th at 8PM ET, A Night of Covenant House Stars will host talent from Hollywood and Broadway to celebrate Covenant House.
How do you “stay at home” – when you don’t have a home? Our residents are three times more likely to contract the Covid-19 virus than the average citizen. We hope you will consider making a special gift to support our brave young people.
In our coronavirus world, we continually experience grace in action. Every day, we are blessed to witness so many simple acts of kindness and generosity.