Youth Homelessness in Boulder County

Radio Show Host: 
Barbara Green
Date: 
11.26.12

Children make up 27% of the U.S. homeless population and are the fastest growing segment. In Boulder County, the number of homeless kids between the ages of 13 and 17 has increased 233% in recent years. On this month’s show, Civic Forum Associate Director Barbara Green speaks with Katie Green, the runaway and homeless youth program manager for Attention Homes in Boulder, and Benny Nowell, street pastor for Sevens, about this growing community and national issue.