Chief Executive Officer Kathy Tuell, of the Florida Keys Children's Shelter is leaving after 18 years, saying she and her husband are moving to Oklahoma in September to care for her husband's aged parents.
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Steve Bewsey of Lifeworks, Paul Hamann of the Night Ministry, and Deborah Shore of Sasha Bruce Youthwork, all named Champions of Change for their work with runaway and homeless youth by the White House. The White House Office of Public Engagement and USICH announced the 13 Champions of Change in the Fight Against Child and Youth Homelessness. These community leaders serving vulnerable children, youth, and families will be honored at a ceremony at the White House. To see a list of all 13 champions, please go to http://www.usich.gov/champions_of_change/
Deborah Shore, chair of the National Network for Youth and Executive Director of Sasha Bruce Youthwork, is part of a group of 13 people being honored as "Champions of Change" for their work in helping communities combat homelessness.
Shore has been working in the field of youth homelessness since the 1970’s
“To respond to youth homelessness, we need to do things that are age appropriate and service-enriched,” she said.