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Get to Know a Grantee: Waking the Village Encourages Young Mothers to Advocate for Justice and Achieve Career Success

May 25, 2021

The Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program understands that the mission of Maternity Group Home (MGH) grantees is to help young women “get busy living rather than surviving.”  RHY Program Specialist Tim Joyce talked to Bridget Alexander, Executive Director and co-founder of Waking the Village (WTV) in Sacramento, California, to find out how her organization puts that message into action. Alexander, a former high school teacher, co-founded WTV about two decades ago.

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