SESAME STREET Introduces First Homeless Muppet, Lily

SESAME STREET Introduces First Homeless Muppet, Lily

According to The Washington Post, SESAME STREET introduced their first character to address homelessness. The characters name is Lily, and she was first introduced to the show back in 2011. Read more about the news from The Washington Post here!

Watch a clip The Washington Post shared of Lily here:

Sesame Street in Communities brings free video content of everyone's favorite, furry Muppet friends as they help children and the adults in their lives reach their highest potential. Grover and the gang will tackle a variety of topics that face children in the areas of health and well-being, school readiness, and emotional well-being. Some of the content and topics presented are more sensitive, so you should preview these videos before sharing with a child. For free resources and tips, follow us at or visit us at

Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization. The Workshop produces SESAME STREET programs, seen in over 150 countries, and other acclaimed shows, including The Electric Company. BEYOND television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy and numeracy, emotional well-being, health and wellness, and respect and understanding. Learn more at

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