New York Times | March 26, 2020
She’s 10, Homeless and Eager to Learn. But She Has No Internet.
Thousands of students living in shelters and doubled up in overcrowded apartments have not received web-enabled devices for online learning. Add to that the complication of adapting traditional lesson plans to be taught online, and the city has been faced with an enormous and unprecedented undertaking.
Recreating a classroom on the internet is a logistical challenge that comes with a learning curve for students, teachers and parents.
And it is already leaving poor and vulnerable students behind — especially the estimated 114,000 children who live in shelters and unstable housing.Read More
CBS New York | September 17, 2020
Remote Learning A Struggle For Many NYC School Kids, But It’s Even More Problematic For Homeless Students
For the thousands of children living in homeless shelters, internet service is unreliable and child care is often nonexistent. CBS talked to students and parents…
People | September 15, 2020
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Provide College Scholarships to 20 Homeless Students in N.Y.C.
Twenty college-bound homeless students will receive laptops and nearly $2,000 each from the first-ever Win Scholarship Fund, established with a donation from Kelly Ripa and…
New York Times | September 14, 2020
These Families Feel Forgotten as N.Y.C. Pushes to Open Schools
Months of remote learning have taken a harsh toll on New York City’s roughly 114,000 homeless students and their families. Now that Mayor Bill de…
New York Times Magazine | September 10, 2020
The Children in the Shadows: New York City’s Homeless Students
More than 100,000 city public school students lack permanent housing, caught in bureaucratic limbo that often seems like a trap. This is what their lives…
El Diario | July 27, 2020
Promueven proyecto para que la Ciudad cree nuevo cupón de rentas para inquilinos golpeados por el COVID-19
Christine Quinn, president of the WIN organization, which provides shelter and support services to homeless mothers, who is supporting the Levine bill, agreed with the…
Bklyner | July 23, 2020
One Fourth Avenue Family Homeless Shelter Is Open; Other To Open In The Fall
PARK SLOPE – After much delay and controversy, one of the two large family homeless shelters announced for 4th Avenue, the Shirley Chisholm Family Residence…