There are nearly 40,000 homeless students identified in Washington state last school year, a number that has doubled since the 2008-09 school year. Watch live as a panel of experts discusses how our region's homelessness crisis impacts the lives of our youngest residents.

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If you weren’t able to snag a ticket to attend Wednesday night’s Seattle Times Livewire event centered on youth homelessness in Seattle, we’ve got you covered.

“Homework without a home: Helping homeless students in Seattle” will feature a panel of advocates and experts on youth homelessness: Katara Jordan, an attorney and advocate with Seattle-based nonprofit Building Changes; Jonathan Houston, who coordinated homeless student services for Tukwila schools; and Katy Miller, the West Coast coordinator for the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.

Jonathan Martin, the editor of the Times’ new yearlong initiative¬†Project Homeless, will moderate the discussion, which will take place at the central branch of Seattle Public Library.

Starting at 6:30 p.m., you can watch our livestream of the event below.