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
Daily News | May 25, 2018
NYC pols, advocates urge education officials to offer more social workers for homeless students
A record 111,562 city students were homeless or living in temporary housing in the 2016-17 school year, and they struggle in school compared with their…
StreetEasy | May 18, 2018
In Search of Stability: 3 Women’s Paths From Homelessness to Housing
We spoke with three women who navigated the journey from homelessness to tenancy, each with the help of different city programs and private organizations. Here…
News12 Brooklyn | May 05, 2018
Brownsville shelter hosts 4th annual Mother’s Day event
Win’s Brownsville family shelter hosted a special day of pampering and leisure as part of an early Mother’s Day event Saturday. This year marks the fourth…
BBC News | May 02, 2018
What makes this Girl Scouts group special?
Troop 6000 is a regular Girl Scouts group in New York – with one small difference. BBC News speaks to Win’s CEO Christine Quinn on…
NBC New York | April 09, 2018
Students Talk About Growing Up in Homeless Shelters
NBC NY’s Melissa Russo spoke with New York City school kids who have spent at least part of their childhoods in homeless shelters. These boys…
New York Daily News | April 04, 2018
Homeless shelter founded by women’s group focuses on children with help from Brooke Shields
Jocelyn Duran arrived at an East Harlem homeless shelter for families last summer. She was seven months pregnant and working 60 hours a week but…