"I had another home to go to when I didn’t want to go home."

Shannon and Jade share the role that the TeenZone has played in their lives. Erik and Radhika are grateful for how the Zone accepts them completely for who they are.

Shannon, Jade, Érik, Radhika

Watch - TeenZones and acceptance

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*Thank you to Desjardins, host of our main annual fundraising event — the YMCA Peace Medals — for supporting the Y's youth and producing this incredible video.