WBZ TV: How Bridge Over Troubled Waters helped a youth achieve her dream to become a professor

WBZ TV: How Bridge Over Troubled Waters helped a youth achieve her dream to become a professor

Our Executive Director, Elisabeth Jackson, and Dr. Wendy Champagnie Williams, Assistant Professor at Bridgewater State University and former Bridge client, were on air with Paula Ebben and Liam Martin of WBZ.

Watch to learn more about Bridge Over Troubled Waters, and how we help 2,000 homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth each year transform their lives.

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November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

In 2007, Congress established November as National Homeless Youth Awareness Month.

For over 48 years, Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Bridge) has been Boston’s foremost agency providing crucial programs and services for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.

Last year over 40,000 teenagers and young adults under age 25 were experiencing homelessness nationwide. Bridge serves 2,000 homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth each year.

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2018 National RHY Grantees Training: Bridge Over Troubled Waters attends

2018 National RHY Grantees Training: Bridge Over Troubled Waters attends

Hosted by the Administration for Children & Families, this conference convened key stakeholders to learn about emerging best practices in providing effective services to homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.

Executive Director Elisabeth Jackson, and Director of Programs Peter Ducharme attended the 2018 conference in Austin, Texas. Bridge had successfully submitted a poster, which highlighted our innovative approach to case management, and Elisabeth Jackson spoke on a panel.

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