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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Cambridge celebrates new youth shelter

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Cambridge celebrates new youth shelter

Photo Credit: Zengzheng Wang A group of Harvard students will open America’s first student-run youth overnight shelter in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Y2Y Harvard Square overnight shelter will open in December. On November 6, founders Sam Greenberg and Sarah Rosenkrantz – both Harvard graduates – met with state officials, service providers and members of the homeless

Kids These Days: Harvard Square Youth Bridges Gap Between Students and the Homeless

All photos: Alena Kuzub Y2Y is officially open for business. The shelter, founded by Sarah Rosenkrantz and Sam Greenberg, welcomed guests into its 22-bed facility for the first time in January. Y2Y is for the youth and is also run by the youth, relying on a volunteer staff of over 200 Harvard students, making it

Y2Y SHELTER: Youth shelter coming to Harvard Square

Y2Y Harvard Square recently unveiled plans to open the nation’s first student-run shelter for young adults aged 18 to 24 at 3 Church Street. This new overnight youth shelter is scheduled to open on November 1 at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church. The shelter will house 20 youths per night, seven nights a week,