Focus Ireland is launching an #EndYouthHomelessness petition at Body & Soul to call on Government to introduce a youth homelessness strategy.

The housing crisis is having a terrible impact on young people in Ireland and we are calling on the Government to develop a Youth Homelessness Strategy in order to address it.

The petition will be delivered to Dáil Eireann in September and we need to show the Government that the people of Ireland care about our young people.

We need you to get behind the petition, sign and share it so that our Government know we are demanding action.

Change can and will happen, but it’s up to us to get things moving.

At Body & Soul, come and visit us in the Focus Ireland Home in the woodlands. We’ve created a gorgeous space for thought, reflection, mobilisation, and fun! We’ll have a series of Activist Talks led by a brilliant line-up including Emmet Kirwan, Una Mullally, Colm O’Gorman, Síona Cahill, Lynn Ruane among others.

Spoken-word artist Stephen James Smith has written a special piece for the campaign which he will perform on the main stage at Body & Soul over the course of the weekend. We can’t wait for you to hear it.

How you can help

  1. Sign the Petition to #EndYouthHomelessness which we will deliver to Government in September. We want it to be a huge show of force so please sign and share with everyone you know! SIGN HERE:
  2. Sign up to our #endyouthhomelessness newsletter where we will keep you posted on all the latest updates on the campaign.
  3. Use the hashtag #EndYouthHomelessness on your social media. Let’s keep the conversation going.




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