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Through the years, we all collect and share words of wisdom that have made an impression on us. In this new feature, leaders working to end youth homelessness, teen pregnancy, and family violence share advice they’ve picked up and passed on.
Gina Martin is the director of outreach services at Covenant House New Orleans. She shares advice about how she, and others, can make sure they're making an impact on youth they serve.