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Covenant House strives to be a voice for homeless kids – because they simply can't speak up for themselves. By raising public awareness through the media, we hope to influence community action and government policy on the problem of youth homelessness around the world.



In this report by ABC's Diane Sawyer and the New York Times Nicholas Kristof, the tragic fact that young people are being trafficked all across the United States is examined. Diane and Nick visited Covenant House to learn how we help victims of trafficking. 


"I just feel so loved..."

01/18/2015 - 2:00pm

In this New York Times article, 21-year-old Masicqua shares the difficult circumstances that led her to Covenant House and her hopes and dreams for herself and her baby.

An Open Letter to a Rising Star

01/16/2015 - 3:45pm

In his Huffington Post blog, Covenant House President Kevin Ryan celebrates the talent, spirit and resiliency of a new American Idol star -- and all of our Covenant House kids. 

In an incredibly moving performance of "My Best Friend," a song he wrote himself,  Covenant House alumnus Anderson Footman brought American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez to tears and inspired millions of viewers and now moves on to the next round of the popular national talent show.  Watch his amazing performance here.