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Colby Volunteer Center Panel: Realities of Youth Homelessness in Maine
posted by: Barbara Spangle <bspangle@colby.edu>, on: Mon, November 21, 2011
filed under: Goldfarb Center

Throughout the month of November, the Colby Volunteer Center (CVC) is organizing a series of events to help increase awareness on campus about homelessness in the greater Waterville area.  As part of this series, the CVC hosted a panel discussion focused specifically on the issues facing homeless youth in the state of Maine.  Panelists included: Tony Veit, Youth Outreach Officer in Maine; Bodhi Simpson, Teen Parent Program Director/Counselor; and Betty Palmer, Executive Director of the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter.