Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. addresses housing insecurity for South Side women and girls

Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. addresses housing insecurity for South Side women and girls
Chez Smith founder of Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. (left) and Venisha Bonds, H.O.O.D. House Coordinator (right) pose at the H.O.O.D. House. Caitlyn Smith / Gyrls in the H.O.O.D.
Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. addresses housing insecurity for South Side women and girls
Chez Smith founder of Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. (left) and Venisha Bonds, H.O.O.D. House Coordinator (right) pose at the H.O.O.D. House. Caitlyn Smith / Gyrls in the H.O.O.D.

Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. addresses housing insecurity for South Side women and girls

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The organization Gyrls in the H.O.O.D. started out teaching sexual and reproductive health to teenage girls on the South Side. Its new project is offering select women and girls places to live after hearing so many of their stories about housing insecurity.

Reset hears about the effort from two of the people involved.

GUESTS: Chez Smith, founder of Gyrls in the H.O.O.D and H.O.O.D. House

Venisha Bonds, H.O.O.D House Coordinator