Urban Light is a grassroots organization made up of a community of individuals dedicated to making noise regarding boys who are victims of trafficking and exploitation. Based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, the Urban Light Youth Center rebuilds, restores & empowers the lives of boys who work in the red light district by providing education + health services + housing & emergency care.
What They Do…
The Urban Light Youth Center (ULYC) is located just a few blocks from Chiang Mai’s Red Light District. The Center is a place where boy’s, ages 14-24, can seek 24 hour shelter and refuge from the many harsh realities that life on the street offers.
Education & Empowerment: Provide boys with English based services including but not limited to english, life skills, music lessons, professional development and vocational training.
Health Services: On site health clinics, HIV/STI testing center, medical check ups and pharmacy visits.
Prevention and Awareness: From educating the public in the U.S and Thailand about boys being a part of the story to empowerment youth camps. Awareness is a very important key to prevention in these boys and further exploitation.
Their Wish List…
Donate: Your generous support is critical to the long-term presence of Urban Light within the Chiang Mai community.
Get involved and volunteer: check out the testimonials.