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Youth Advocacy Board | 8/11/22

We did a quick presentation about gear for being homeless. What to look for in a pack, the dangers that come with using a tent and the importance of taking care of your feet! I mentioned an organization that distributes backpacks to those experiencing homelessness here is the link to their website! https://backpackbed.org/us/


Then we went into break out rooms with the intention of figuring out how to convey that information in a social media post! However when we returned to the main room a lively debate broke out which was incredible! We discussed gratitude and the importance of setting boundaries especially when hosting a couch surfer. Pan handling etiquette was a main point and I think that's something we should discuss further. In my opinion the best part was when the idea of a community “free box” came up wouldn't it be awesome if the YAB could start one and maybe even make it a trend?


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