The singer Justin Bieber visited Alexandria House along with rapper Quavo to film the music video for their song Intentions. As part of his visit, Justin Bieber created the INTENTIONS Fund to support the families at Alexandria House. You can join Justin in donating to the INTENTIONS Fund here. You can also create your own INTENTIONS Fund by clicking this link and challenging your friends to help, too!
Keanakay Scott, a member of the Alexandria House community, wrote an open letter to people who are against homeless shelters in their neighborhoods. When she aged out of the foster care system, Keanakay found herself with no one to rely on and no life skills; thus she became chronically homeless for the next 10 years.
Read her open letter here. Keanakay has also been featured on Fox News and Spectrum 1 News. Keanakay also recently published a memoir chronicling her experience in the foster care system. Buy a copy here!
Our very own past resident Ima Matul spoke about her journey as a victim of human trafficking at the 2016 Democratic Convention. We are so proud of her courage and accomplishments, including the appointment by Former President Barack Obama as a member of the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. You can learn more about Ima's story in this CNN feature.
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