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
New York Daily News | May 15, 2020
Op-ed by Christine Quinn: Preventing a homelessness cataclysm: Time to develop a broad-based housing aid strategy
The clock is ticking. We have until Aug. 20 – the day that Gov. Cuomo’s eviction moratorium is set to expire – to come up…
New York Times | May 15, 2020
America’s Cities Could House Everyone, if They Chose To
The federal government could render homelessness rare, brief and nonrecurring. The cure for homelessness is housing, and, as it happens, the money is available: Congress…
ABC News | May 13, 2020
1 million New Yorkers could be evicted under COVID without city assistance: Report
People Magazine | May 13, 2020
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Donate Half a Million Dollars to Support New York’s Homeless Families
amNY | May 12, 2020
New York City shelter network announces COVID-19 recovery plan for low-income families
NBC New York | April 08, 2020
NYC’s 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program Suspended Due to COVID-19
New York City’s 2020 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Christine Quinn, the president and CEO of…