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  • CHPA’s John Ducoff raises awareness about importance of counting homeless youth, cautions that count is just the beginning. | Covenant House PA
    Team Associate Board Night of Broadway Stars Employment Volunteer and Intern News CHPA s John Ducoff raises awareness about importance of counting homeless youth cautions that count is just the beginning January 27 2016 John Ducoff Despite the shift to beginning the point in time count of homeless youth up to age 24 at 3 p m instead of overnight in an attempt to engage more young people staffers from Covenant House Pennsylvania which provides shelter and services for homeless youth ages 18 to 21 said counts historically find only a small fraction of young people who are truly experiencing homelessness It s still very likely to be an under count It s an invisible population Covenant House Pennsylvania Executive Director John Ducoff said On average we serve 500 youth a year and turn away 400 more Ducoff said that during the weekend blizzard alone seven homeless young people sought refuge at Covenant House s Germantown based crisis shelter and that in fiscal year 2015 the shelter served 512 homeless teens and young adults but turned away another 249 kids plus 127 homeless young mothers and their children and 43 homeless young women who were pregnant due to lack of

    Original URL path: http://covenanthousepa.org/chpas-john-ducoff-raises-awareness-about-importance-of-counting-homeless-youth-cautions-that-count-is-just-the-beginning/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Covenant House Pennsylvania’s John Ducoff and Our Youth Featured on CBS3 | Covenant House PA
    Outreach Crisis Center Rights of Passage Health Services Education Services Vocation Services Pastoral Ministry Resources News Get Involved Financial Support Sleep Out Grassroots Fundraising Home Team Associate Board Night of Broadway Stars Employment Volunteer and Intern News Covenant House Pennsylvania s John Ducoff and Our Youth Featured on CBS3 January 26 2016 John Ducoff Covenant House PA s Executive Director John Ducoff and one of our youth Diamond spoke to

    Original URL path: http://covenanthousepa.org/covenant-house-pennsylvanias-john-ducoff-and-our-youth-featured-on-cbs3/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Human Trafficking Awareness Event | Covenant House PA
    National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month Although we conduct trainings and blitzes throughout the year we make an extra push to raise awareness each January We consider the residents of Covenant House to be an important part of this awareness effort so we host an activity at the shelter to teach and answer questions regarding trafficking and exploitation The youth were asked If you could tell the world one

    Original URL path: http://covenanthousepa.org/human-trafficking-awareness-event/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Administrator | Covenant House PA
    News Rights of Passage Backyard Project Image May 19 2015 Administrator Many thanks to Voya International for helping us clean up our backyard at Rights of Passage Here are some pictures of our project News Plus Size Big Tall Maternity Clothing Drive April 3 2015 Administrator This April we are hosting a Plus Size Big Tall Maternity Clothing drive We ask that all items be either new or gently used undergarments must be new with tags Items that we will accept during this drive include but are not limited to Women s clothing sizes 16 and above interview casual etc Men s clothing big and tall sizes Maternity clothing shirts pants dresses undergarments etc Plus size women s undergarments Women s shoes and socks size 9 and up Please bring donations to our Crisis Center 31 East Armat Street Philadelphia PA 19144 Contact Elizabeth Munyao at emunyao covenanthousepa org or 215 302 7506 with any questions News Philly Gives Billy Penn Sleep Out Reflections March 28 2015 Administrator As you might already be aware last Friday Covenant Houses across the country hosted the annual Sleep Out Young Professional Edition In response to the night of learning about youth homelessness and spending a night on the streets in the cold several writers have contributed their thoughts and reflections Like 600 people my age I spent Friday night outside in Philly but I got to go home By Anna Orso It was 4 a m and I couldn t feel my toes I was wearing four layers on both the bottom and the top Over my head the cardboard box was starting to ice over Read the full article here The Human Side of Homelessness By Katie Everett On March 20 2015 with several inches of snow and slush on the ground 54 young professionals slept outside in cardboard boxes wrapped in trash bags to raise support for homeless youth Read the full article here News Teens and Stress An Interview with Dr Ginsburg February 20 2015 Administrator Our Director of Health Services Dr Ken Ginsburg was recently featured on WHYY s Radio Times A new survey of 150 000 college freshman found that many students are feeling depressed and overwhelmed when they enter school Ten percent reported feeling frequently depressed in the past year up from six percent in 2010 The first years also reported socializing and drinking less and studying more than students from previous years All this seems to show that today s teens are under a lot of pressure to succeed to get into a good college to do well in school and to excel in sports and other extracurricular activities This episode will look at the toll it s taking on adolescent mental health and their social lives and explain how good parenting can guide them through these difficult and demanding years Guest host Mary Cummings Jordan talks with KEVIN EAGAN Director of the Cooperative Institutional Research Program at UCLA which conducts the American Freshman Survey and

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  • Young Professionals Get Excited about our March Sleep Out! | Covenant House PA
    Passage Health Services Education Services Vocation Services Pastoral Ministry Resources News Get Involved Financial Support Sleep Out Grassroots Fundraising Home Team Associate Board Night of Broadway Stars Employment Volunteer and Intern News Young Professionals Get Excited about our March Sleep Out January 22 2016 John Ducoff Our Covenant House Associate Board hosted another great networking event last night Dozens of young professionals gathered at Yards Brewing Co for our Cocktail

    Original URL path: http://covenanthousepa.org/young-professionals-get-excited-about-our-march-sleep-out/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Covenant House Pennsylvania’s John Ducoff blogs about human trafficking on Philly.com | Covenant House PA
    Our History Our Location Our Practice Model Our Youth Our Anti Trafficking Work Services Street Outreach Crisis Center Rights of Passage Health Services Education Services Vocation Services Pastoral Ministry Resources News Get Involved Financial Support Sleep Out Grassroots Fundraising Home Team Associate Board Night of Broadway Stars Employment Volunteer and Intern News Covenant House Pennsylvania s John Ducoff blogs about human trafficking on Philly com January 19 2016 John Ducoff

    Original URL path: http://covenanthousepa.org/covenant-house-pennsylvanias-john-ducoff-blogs-about-human-trafficking-on-philly-com/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Philly’s own Meek Mill Inspires our Youth! | Covenant House PA
    Youth Our Anti Trafficking Work Services Street Outreach Crisis Center Rights of Passage Health Services Education Services Vocation Services Pastoral Ministry Resources News Get Involved Financial Support Sleep Out Grassroots Fundraising Home Team Associate Board Night of Broadway Stars Employment Volunteer and Intern News Philly s own Meek Mill Inspires our Youth January 15 2016 John Ducoff Our new friend Meek Mill stopped by our Crisis Center to deliver powerful

    Original URL path: http://covenanthousepa.org/phillys-own-meek-mill-inspires-our-youth/ (2016-05-01)
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  • NBC airs 30-minute broadcast special about the kids of Covenant House! | Covenant House PA
    Our Youth Our Anti Trafficking Work Services Street Outreach Crisis Center Rights of Passage Health Services Education Services Vocation Services Pastoral Ministry Resources News Get Involved Financial Support Sleep Out Grassroots Fundraising Home Team Associate Board Night of Broadway Stars Employment Volunteer and Intern News NBC airs 30 minute broadcast special about the kids of Covenant House January 9 2016 John Ducoff Check it out here http www nbcphiladelphia com

    Original URL path: http://covenanthousepa.org/nbc-airs-30-minute-broadcast-special-about-the-kids-of-covenant-house/ (2016-05-01)
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