Sliding Into Homelessness – Zakkiaya Bowen

See on Scoop.itOUR COMMON GROUND Informed Truth and Resistance

Zakkiaya applies for several types of public housing before she turns 21, but nothing comes through in time. Soon, she’s sleeping on the subway.

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

Three months before my 21st birthday, I applied to NYCHA but they closed my case because I didn’t have a job and I couldn’t pay my share of the rent.

See on www.youthcomm.org

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