Audra McDonald shares her thoughts on youth homelessness and the work of Covenant House International with NBC News THINK. In this unique op-ed, she talks about how preparing the role of Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” lead to thinking about young people in dire situations.

Audra has served on the organization’s board since 2014 and will perform in their upcoming “A Night of Broadway Stars” on Monday, June 3. Click here for tickets.