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We work to interrupt the cycles of poverty and criminalization that prevent homeless and street-involved young people from living fulfilling lives free from discrimination, abuse, and oppression.

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FYP HELPS YOUTH EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS, AND LGBTQ+ YOUTH IN PARTICULAR, OVERCOME LEGAL BARRIERS SO THEY CAN THRIVE.

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WE SAY NO TO
SUPREME COURT DISCRIMINATION!

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“You couldn’t be queer or trans in juvenile detention. It was all about what fit into the box, and if you didn’t fit into the box either they beat you down for it or they completely ignored it”

– Chino

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Recent Press

Homeless Trans Youth Are More Than Just Statistics — We’re Fully Realized People

June 21st, 2023|

Teen Vogue

"I also fall under some of many other statistics: I’m among the up to 40% of homeless youth in the US who identify as LGBTQ+. I’m one of approximately 8,400 queer youth in New York City who are homeless." - Co-written by Davina Hayes & Free to Be Youth Project Director Amy Leipziger
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Main Office

40 Rector Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10006

Telephone: 877-716-1446

Email: fyp@urbanjustice.org

Hours

M-F: 9:00am – 6:00pm

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