The online Sleep Out program will begin at 8pm ET. Registered participants will join the livestream at sleepout.ch, and check your email for the password to enter! and can tune in at any point throughout the night. (Need to register or can't find the password? Let us know.)
Please note the Sleep Out program will broadcast live and times may vary slightly.
8:00pm ET // Welcome to your virtual Sleep Out! Remarks from Rachel Sussman (Sleep Out executive committee) and Covenant House President and CEO Kevin Ryan.
8:15pm ET // Audra McDonald Interviews Carolyn, a Covenant House alumna and mother.
8:30pm ET // Live Update from Covenant House New York, and Q+A with Executive Director Sr. Nancy Downing.
8:40pm ET // Special Appearances from Sleep Out Participants!
8:55pm ET // Youth Homelessness + Human Trafficking, and Q+A with Covenant House's trafficking task force.
9:25pm ET // Meet Carlos, a Covenant House California Alumni.
9:40pm ET // Live Update from Casa Alianza in Honduras, with a virtual tour of our shelter in Tegucigalpa and a show-and-tell with young people in the job training program.
10:00pm ET // Interactive Breakout Groups
11:00pm ET // Ariana DeBose Interviews Angelyss, a Covenant House alumni and advocate.
11:15pm ET // Live Update from Covenant House California, and Q+A with Covenant House California's Chief Operating Officer Ami Rowland.
11:30pm ET // Creativity in COVID, a roundtable discussion with young artists living at Covenant House and members of the Broadway Inspirational Voices choir.
11:45pm ET // Closing Reflection
Tuesday, August 25 // 12:15am ET // Special Appearances and Goodnight Singalong with Sleep Out Participants!
12:30am ET // Sleep Out Selfie Mosaic. Before you go to sleep, share a selfie and reflection for our digital mosaic (and maybe post on social media one final time!).
1:00am ET // Optional Team Time. Check with your team captain about connecting with your team before settling in for your night without a bed.
3:00am ET // Optional Late Night Snack + Chat (we recommend a PB&J sandwich). Night owls can rejoin a breakout Zoom room for a "midnight" check-in.
Overnight // Optional Self-Guided Activities
7:00am ET // Mosaic Reveal + Reflection.
7:30am ET // Trauma-Informed Yoga (no yoga experience or equipment required).
8:00am ET // Breakfast Reflection (BYO-Breakfast)