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
Politico | June 30, 2020
New York is facing a potential explosion in homelessness
“What happens is a crisis becomes a catastrophe,” Christine Quinn, executive director of the shelter provider Win and former speaker of the City Council, said…
Curbed | June 26, 2020
Why NYC Kids Are Fighting to Bring Back the City’s Summer Jobs Program
The decision to cancel SYEP drew criticism from former Speaker of the New York City Council Christine Quinn, who called it an “outrage … cruel and shortsighted”…
WABC | May 24, 2020
Up Close: The economic impact of COVID-19
NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — On this episode of Up Close with Bill Ritter, COVID-19 and the long-term economic impact.
Metrofocus | May 18, 2020
CHRISTINE QUINN WARNS OF “HOMELESS CATASTROPHE” DUE TO COVID-19
Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn warns that the economic fallout from Covid-19 could push 1 million New Yorkers into homelessness. Currently, there is a…
New York Daily News | May 15, 2020
Preventing a homelessness cataclysm: Time to develop a broad-based housing aid strategy
New York Times | May 15, 2020