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A young attendee holds a candle in memory of the homeless New Yorkers who died in 2016.
Attendees look on as the names of 143 homeless New Yorkers who died in 2016 are read aloud.
David Broxton discovered he had cancer while he was homeless. He said the memorial day has a special resonance for him.
Urban Pathways COO Ron Abad discusses the connection between homelessness and poor health outcomes.
David Broxton, a member of the Care for the Homeless Consumer Advocacy Board, eulogizes his friend Carla Statford, a fellow member of their shelter’s choir.
Staff from Care for the Homeless and Urban Pathways serve dinner to attendees before the memorial service.
Individuals who have experienced homelessness shared a meal with advocates, family, and friends before the memorial.
Urban Pathways Employment Specialist Andre West honored his deceased client Steve Browand.
Remembering the dead.