Stanford Social Innovation Review: A Haven for Transitional Youth

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First Light Hospitality has developed a scalable social enterprise that provides jobs, life skills, and outdoor fun for young people aging out of the social-services system.

First Light’s program puts into practice recent discoveries in social research about what services, in addition to counseling, help people recover from complex childhood trauma. These include small-dollar rewards, regular exercise, and interactions with sympathetic adults who have training in deep listening and empathy.

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