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Kevin's Blog

Updates from President Kevin Ryan

News and commentary from Kevin Ryan, president of Covenant House, concerning teen homelessness, child trafficking, at-risk youth, and the complex issues facing our kids. You can stay even more connected to Kevin by following him on Twitter @covhouseprez.

A look back at 2014

01/08/2015 - 3:15pm

Since 2015 began, we've seen a surge of homeless kids in need of shelter... and we know there are more on the way. We also know that thanks to friends like you, we'll be prepared. We are looking forward to even more successes this year, and we are so grateful to have so many friends standing by our kids through thick and thin. Take a look at what we did together in 2014!

A Christmas Message

12/03/2014 - 11:00am

There is so much to love about Christmas and its wonderful traditions – it’s truly a time full of joy, light and wonder. Whether it’s an uplifting holiday service, a nostalgic movie or a festive meal with friends and family, each of us has one (or more!) special moments we look forward to and cherish each Christmas.

Holding Backpage.com Accountable

09/12/2014 - 2:00pm

A case making its way through the courts in Washington State holds high stakes for trafficked children who have been waging a steep uphill battle against corporate behemoth Backpage.com for years. Covenant House is joining as a friend of the court in the lawsuit, which represents our best hope for pushing back against the relentless, web-based commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth. 
 

Homeless Kids Hurt by For-Profit Colleges

05/21/2014 - 2:30pm

In his latest Huffington Post column, Covenant House President Kevin Ryan shines light on how for-profit colleges benefit off of vulnerable homeless youth. Read more here

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