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
Curbed | February 25, 2020
Housing, rental vouchers, outreach: Can NYC fix its homeless crisis?
Supportive housing and shelters Supportive housing—affordable homes that provide on-site support, meals, and mental health care, among other services—is one of the best ways to…
NY1 | February 12, 2020
Win Families Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Families got to create Valentine’s Day cards for their loved ones at Win’s East Harlem homeless shelter.
WNYC | February 03, 2020
In Support of the Rent Vouchers Bill
Win President and CEO Christine Quinn discussed the need to raise the CityFHEPS rental voucher amount with Brian Lehrer on WNYC.
New York Post | February 02, 2020
Half of NYC’s homeless domestic-violence victims feel unsafe in shelters
Half of homeless domestic-violence victims feel unsafe in city shelters, according to a new survey that critics say highlights the failure of the de Blasio…
NY1 | January 30, 2020
Christine Quinn on the Homelessness Crisis
NY1 Inside City Hall spoke with Win President and CEO Christine Quinn about the state of the city’s homelessness crisis and Win’s campaign to increase…
Mott Haven Herald | January 11, 2020
Win Shelters’ STEAM Lesson Promote In-School Success
Since Oct. 21, Destiny and a group of 10 other high schoolers who live at the Powers Women In Need Inc. (WIN) shelter in Mott…