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 | October 31, 2018
Battle Brewing Over Homeless Housing In New York City
With winter coming and nearly 61,000 people living in shelters, the homeless and advocate groups came to support a new bill proposed by Bronx Councilman Rafael…
El Diario | October 31, 2018
Promueven proyecto para dar 15% de apartamentos nuevos a desamparados en NYC
El concejal Rafael Salamanca, de El Bronx, introdujo en el Concejo Municipal una iniciativa de ley que, de ser aprobada, exigiría que todos los urbanistas…
The New York Times | October 30, 2018
Baby Antonio: 5 Pounds, 12 Ounces and Homeless From Birth
He arrived at 12:29 a.m. on a warm Thursday in August. He was purple and perfectly formed, weighing all of 5 pounds and 12 ounces….
NY Daily News | October 22, 2018
Inspiring NYC student goes from homeless shelter to college dorm
Odean Gray is a Brooklyn student enrolled as a freshman at SUNY Cortland in August whose previous residence was an East New York Win shelter…
NY1 | October 15, 2018
1 in 10 NYC Students are Homeless. What are Potential Solutions?
A new report highlights the rising number of city students who have been homeless over the last year. Errol Louis discussed potential solutions with Randi…
City & State NY | October 08, 2018
The 2018 Nonprofit Power 50
In this special feature, we recognize 50 top nonprofit leaders who are key players in the world of New York politics and government. 4. Christine…