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Do you have any other questions or suggestions about this project?

To get started on this project this year

How would you like to see yourself engaging with the space once built? What services would you like to see available?

Making it more like a shelter space because it's not a lot of shelter space for homeless people or coming together with non profit companies. Helping out witn more resources then just giving ... Read more...

What design features should we include to ensure a safe and welcoming environment (green space, art (by whom), murals (of what), security)?

More art or games like card games , or just fun activities to do while you waiting In the commwealth charities

What is the most important thing that needs to be included in any space built for housing insecure youth ages 18-24? Share your experience.

Make the building a shelter for ages over then 24 Create more non profit to have more shelter space for ex I had to put in a emergency request because I been living out in the streets for a week... Read more...

What is your relationship to this project (for example, are you a youth in need of services, are you a youth serving service provider)?

Youth need in service

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What is the most important thing that needs to be included in any space built for housing insecure youth ages 18-24? Share your experience.

Make the building a shelter for ages over then 24 Create more non profit to have more shelter space for ex I had to put in a emergency request because I been living out in the streets for a week... Read more...

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What is the most important thing that needs to be included in any space built for housing insecure youth ages 18-24? Share your experience.

Most important is a space, however small, for every kid that is theirs to be alone, whenever permissible and practical.

What design features should we include to ensure a safe and welcoming environment (green space, art (by whom), murals (of what), security)?

All of the above mentioned. Gathering spaces for collaboration and development. Secure places where the young adults can gather and discuss a myriad of topics.

What is the most important thing that needs to be included in any space built for housing insecure youth ages 18-24? Share your experience.

Security and education development. Lessons in trade skills or other life skills programs that teach things like financial literacy or taxes. Skill that they don't regularly teach in school

Do you have any other questions or suggestions about this project?

Not at this time.

How would you like to see yourself engaging with the space once built? What services would you like to see available?

Would love to introduce young people to the fields of history, historic preservation, social consciousness, and art appreciation.

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What design features should we include to ensure a safe and welcoming environment (green space, art (by whom), murals (of what), security)?

Safety/security = the one thing young people need most is to feel safe - emotionally and physically. It is the one thing that the young people who would be served by this housing community would be feeling... Read more...

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What is the most important thing that needs to be included in any space built for housing insecure youth ages 18-24? Share your experience.

Dynamic and practical skills and trade training, social networking, and human services.

1 supporter
What is your relationship to this project (for example, are you a youth in need of services, are you a youth serving service provider)?

I am a public historian spent, but almost 8 years working for Homeward - at the system level of addressing homelessness in Richmond. When I left that agency in 2008, the problems for youth aging out of... Read more...

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Do you have any other questions or suggestions about this project?

Not at this time. Thanks for taking on this important project!

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