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Homeless Beginnings

It is easy to view homeless individuals through stereotypical lenses that they are homeless through bad choices or criminal actions but the truth is, most of the youth are there as a result of situations they cannot control. In a national survey, almost 80% of homeless youth reported leaving home because of abusive relationships and 63% of homeless youth reported childhood trauma and abuse. This account, from one of our youth employees, tells her story of how she ended up on the streets.

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Sex and Manipulation

When we think of abuse in a relationship, the majority of us will first picture physical abuse. But the truth is, emotional abuse and psychological manipulation often leave a more devastating impact on its victims because it fills the mind with self-doubt. And while it can affect any of us regardless of social or financial status, a lot of times, it happens to the most vulnerable. Here is a story from one of our youths about her experience being manipulated into prostitution and her reflection on the experience from where she is now.

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A Personal Note of Transformation

A Personal Note of Transformation

Kind Karma's mission has always been to empower youth who may have stumbled on hard times and to help them back on their way towards their full potential. One of our youth employees recently wrote this on her Facebook page and we needed to share it because it is a true testament to the positive impact we have always hoped to have among these youth. This was a message of encouragement to her peers whom she met during hard times and who may be still struggling and the fact that she is now empowered enough to be able to offer...

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An Inside Look at Life in a Shelter

An Inside Look at Life in a Shelter

This post was contributed by one of our youths who currently stays at a shelter. Our goal for the Kind Karma blog is to be a place where marginalized youth can have a voice and a platform where we can challenge preconceived stereotypes or stigmas. We felt it was important for everyone to see what it was truly like inside a shelter and how far all support goes in helping our youth get back on their feet.

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