A dedicated group of MHTN designers shared their talents with some especially unique students over the past three months. Paired with Beacon Heights and Draper Elementary, they accepted the challenge to help 4th and 5th grade students design and build a city of their own.
The VOA Youth Center is designed to provide a safe and healing environment for the homeless youth of Utah, while contributing to the surrounding Granary and Central 9th Districts. The Center strives to be a model for the future, founded on ideas of choice, dignity, and acceptance--a model conceived by the young clients themselves:
“When the community sees the new VOA Youth Center, I want them to think that it is life changing, productive in helping youth take the next step to a better life" - a homeless youth, 2013