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Kristopher Sharp

Social Worker, Advocate, Survivor, and Changer of the World

Kristopher Sharp is a social worker, advocate, and world changer currently living in Houston, TX. He spends his spare time promoting youth involvement in government, advocating for progressive reforms to the nation’s child welfare system, and raising public awareness about youth homelessness.

Kristopher was the recipient of the 2014 National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce’s Paul A. Anderson Youth Leadership Award, he was a part of the inaugural True Colors Fund’s “40 of the Forty,” and was awarded the 2013 Human Rights Campaign Young Leader for Equality Award.

He's currently completing his final semester of undergraduate studies at the University of Houston-Downtown.
Kristopher Sharp

Minha luta pela sobrevivência como um jovem sem-teto

O sol mal começou a dar as caras sobre o horizonte, mas a claridade me incomoda. Começo a acordar e fico paralisado. Uma sobrecarga de ansiedade preenche meu corpo. É a realidade. Tomo consciência de que estou embaixo de uma ponte, cercado de concreto frio, sentindo cheiro de asfalto e urina. Eu era sem-teto, esquecido, abandonado e sozinho. Produto do sistema de assistência social do Texas, eu não tinha ninguém
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