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
MSNBC | November 20, 2018
Volunteers Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need
Win CEO Christine Quinn talks with Stephanie Ruhle about working with Feeding NYC to ensure families in need have Thanksgiving dinners.
NY Daily News | November 19, 2018
Homeless NYC students and families find reasons to be thankful at holiday time
Chiffon Keys-McKoy is trying to keep her family’s holiday traditions alive, even if they’re no longer in their own home. For Keys-McKoy and her boys,…
Harlem World | November 14, 2018
Thanksgiving Meal Provided For Homeless Families At WIN Family Shelter In Harlem
Today, Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, WIN (formerly Women in Need) hosted a Thanksgiving meal for over 250 family residents in one of their Manhattan shelters….
WNYC | November 14, 2018
As Homeless Students Spread Across NYC, Support Is Stretched Thin
In the 19 years that Mary has lived in Astoria, Queens, she has seen luxury condos replace squat apartments at a steady pace. The gentrification…
WNYC | November 13, 2018
City’s Homeless Plan Isn’t Keeping Pace
The mayor set out a timeline for himself during that speech: he said 90 shelters would open over five years at a rate of around…
NYNMedia | November 01, 2018
NYC lawmakers join nonprofits in push for more housing for homeless
Homeless advocates rallied in front of New York City Hall on Oct. 31 in support of more resources for homeless people.