The Daily: New Front Against Youth Homelessness Comes as Other Services Struggle

 Credit: Caean Couto/The Daily

Credit: Caean Couto/The Daily

"A banjo cover of Elton John’s “Rocket Man” carried through the parking lot, an unlikely ode to the newest effort to alleviate homelessness in the U-District.

That effort, the Doorway Project, aims to establish a community hub for homeless youth. The UW-led initiative of students, faculty, and community service providers, will host quarterly pop-up cafes before setting up a permanent location that doubles as a navigation center, connecting homeless youth with local services. 

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