VYH Participates in ‘Community One Read’ Hosted by AAUW
VYH staff spoke on a panel entitled “Homelessness in the USA and the Lehigh Valley” as part of the ‘Community One Read’ event hosted by the AAUW Inter Branch Diversity Group and Bethlehem NAACP at Northampton Community College. The event includes discussion on the book “Breakfast at Sally’s: One Homeless Man’s Inspirational Journey” by Richard LeMieux. The discussion was facilitated by Danilo Velez, Director of Social Services, Allentown Corps, Salvation Army.
Members of the panel included Kristine Blasco of the 6th Street Shelter, Jim Byrnes of the Allentown Rescue Mission, Janice Thomas of the Third Street Alliance, Cordelia Miller of the NAACP, and Sean Searfass, Allentown Synergy Project Coordinator, a street outreach program of Valley Youth House.