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
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…
New York Daily News | July 09, 2020
Readers sound off on school reopenings, racist team names and Amy Cooper
Christine C. Quinn, president and CEO, WIN: Families are in dire need of rental assistance. A housing crisis will arrive when enhanced unemployment benefits and…
CNN Español | July 08, 2020
325.000 hogares podrían ser desalojados en Nueva York por no pagar el alquiler
Muchos habitantes de Nueva York no han podido pagar la renta como consecuencia del desempleo, que se incrementó desde que inició la pandemia. Aunque el…
NY1 | July 02, 2020
Twin Homeless Students Defy the Odds, Have Big Goals Ahead
“We still battle these stereotypes that the homeless are lazy, that they don’t want to work, that they’re drug addicts that they’re you know hopeless….
Bronx Times | July 02, 2020
‘Achieving the unthinkable’: Highbridge teen tells of his journey to higher education
Jones, who lives in WIN supportive housing, grew up in a rough area. He was bullied in elementary and middle school, which caused depression, anxiety,…