Edgbaston Stadium Sleepout hears Youth Voice members share their experience of homelessness

April 30, 2018

On 26th April, Two Youth Voice Members gave powerful and heartfelt speeches at the Edgbaston Stadium Sleepout event; offering first hand experience of youth homelessness, the issues and challenges that come with this and how they have are successfully navigating semi-supported and independent living.

The Edgbaston sleepout is intended to support the work of charity partners St. Basils and The Birmingham Churches Winter Nights project, addressing homelessness around Birmingham and the Warwickshire region.

The event gave opportunity for approximately 70-80 influential individuals in the city to sleep out under the stars at Edgbaston Stadium to raise £25k in aid of homelessness in the region.