Launch Ministry provides services based on best practices established by those working and researching the lives of struggling and homeless young adults.



Below are a limited selection of useful videos & links.  (Check back for updates.)




Local Newspaper Series Dec. 2017 on Homeless & Struggling:  Part  1- Poverty Different in SW Metro than Urban Areas; Part 2 – Housing Costs & Transportation ChallengesPart 3 – Communities are working toward solutions to suburban poverty 

Why it Costs So Much to Be Poor in America (Washington Post article)

Why it’s better to get a new job when you already have one  (This article speaks to those who can freely quit their job, but what about those who loose it due to financial circumstances, housing issues, homelessness, etc?)

How Do We Stop Childhood Adversity from Becoming a Life Sentence. Benjamin Perks, TEDxPodgorica

The Effect of Trauma on the Brain and How it Affects Behaviors, John Rigg, TEDxAugusta

A “Normal” Life: When Child Abuse is Normal, Luke Fox, TEDxCalPoly

Listening to Shame, Brene Brown, TEDx  (anything by Brene Brown)

Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory of Change, Center of the Developing Child at Harvard