Inside the new shelter that’s changing how the Boston area helps homeless young adults

A Stylish Safe Haven

A Stylish Safe Haven The Improper Bostonian- January 15, 2016 Opened in December in the basement of Cambridge’s First Parish Church, Y2Y Harvard Square has not only nearly tripled the number of beds in the Boston area designated for homeless young people, but raised...
Inside the new shelter that’s changing how the Boston area helps homeless young adults

Y2Y Harvard Square

Y2Y Harvard Square Boston Society of Architects- November 13, 2015 Over 600 young people in the Greater Boston area don’t have a place to sleep tonight. Architects and their allies want to change that. Y2Y is a student-run overnight homeless shelter in Cambridge...
Inside the new shelter that’s changing how the Boston area helps homeless young adults

‘Hope is Here’

‘Hope is Here’ The Harvard Independent- November 12, 2015 PBHA’s Y2Y youth homeless shelter hosts its opening celebration.  Over thirty years ago, Harvard students saw a need in Harvard Square for a shelter that was dedicated to providing homeless individuals with a...
Inside the new shelter that’s changing how the Boston area helps homeless young adults

A Shelter in Harvard Square

A Shelter in Harvard Square Harvard Magazine- November 10, 2011 More than 500 people filled the chapel at First Parish Church in Cambridge last Friday afternoon to celebrate the opening of Y2Y Harvard Square, a homeless shelter for young people founded by Sam...
Inside the new shelter that’s changing how the Boston area helps homeless young adults

Congratulations Cambridge Y2Y!

Congratulations Cambridge Y2Y! Red Thread- November 10, 2015 It takes a village… or an amazing community in this case. And great timing. Last Friday, Red Thread was proud to attend the opening celebration of Y2Y (Youth 2 Youth), the nation’s first student-run youth...