Youth Homelessness Matters Day

Youth Homelessness Matters Day

Youth Homelessness Matters Day (YHMD) aims to raise awareness and public discussion about youth homelessness so that we can develop sustainable and innovative solutions for not only supporting the needs of homeless young people but supporting their dreams.

This year YHMD will be held on Wednesday, 21st April 2021.

Youth Homelessness Matters Day (YHMD) 2021 media kit

Thank you for supporting YHMD by sharing this information with your networks to reach as many people as possible.

We need your support for the national online campaign. There is nothing more powerful than a community that joins together to take action. That’s why we’re asking you to join us and voice the belief that youth homelessness matters.

Please find pre-written text options and images for Youth Homelessness Matters Day below.

Please find our Youth Homelessness Matters Day campaign kit here.

1. Like and Share our message on social media:

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

2. Post on social media

Please find below some suggested text and images you can download for your social media posts.

  • #YHMD2021 is on Wednesday, 21st of April. Youth Homelessness Matters Day aims to raise awareness about youth homelessness so that we can support the needs and dreams of homeless young people Read more.
  • Youth Homelessness Matters Day is today! Did you know that 28,000 young people (aged 12-24) are homeless on any given night in Australia? For more information Read more.
  • Today on Youth Homelessness Matters Day (YHMD) (21st April 2021), Yfoundations has launched their podcast Young & Homeless with a special four part YHMD episode. Explore what YHMD is all about and why youth homelessness is still such a critical issue that we should all care about. Find out more here

Click here to download the image

3. Print the poster for your noticeboard

Click here to download the poster PDF

Or hand out this version:

Click here to download the poster PDF

4. Listen to our podcast – Young & Homeless

In this podcast series, we will chat with some amazing speakers who are politicians, government workers, service providers, researchers, academics and people with a lived experience of homelessness. We will tackle some of the important issues faced by children and young people at risk of or who are experiencing homelessness.

Our Podcast is launched on Youth Homelessness Matters Day with a special four-part YHMD episode. We want to explore what YHMD is all about and why youth homelessness is still such a critical issue that we should all care about.

Find us on Spotify and the Google Podcast App.

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