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Lifting up homeless youth in Baltimore City, County

Posted at 5:22 PM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 17:22:46-04

BALTIMORE — More than 2,000 kids in Baltimore City and County are homeless, so the Y in Central Maryland helped some of them earn essential life skills.

Today, the Y in Central Maryland celebrated more than 75 young adults as its New Horizons 2 Program wraps up. The summer program teaches youth experiencing homeless life and career skills.

It includes paid internships, life skills discussions and college and career readiness activities. It's a summer program that teaches life and career skills including paid internships.

Raynard McNill is an H-2 intern.

"The program for me it personally heightens my expectations for what I expect from myself as well as people around me." McNill said. "Making everything what I do stronger and stronger."

McNill says he wants to go to the NFL and also aspires to be a forensic scientist, architect or an engineer.