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
The Business of Giving | September 24, 2019
Christine Quinn, CEO of Win, Joins Denver Frederick
Christine Quinn sat down with Denver Frederick, Host of The Business of Giving on AM 970 The Answer WNYM to talk about the real faces…
New York Daily News | September 18, 2019
Op-Ed: SNAP out of it, Mr. Mayor: De Blasio is wrong to kill a Harlem food stamp center
In June, city government closed Harlem’s St. Nicholas SNAP Center, which helps connect 25,000 households to basic support for food through SNAP benefits, formerly known…
City Limits | September 09, 2019
The Shelter Wars: City’s Need for Beds Meets Opposition in Several Neighborhoods
“What I find in our successful effort to open shelters across the city is that people are usually driven by fear of what they don’t…
New York Daily News | September 01, 2019
NYC’s largest shelter leads college tours for homeless teens
As the population of homeless students in New York City rises, WIN— armed with a $25,000 grant from telecommunications giant AT&T — has taken dozens…
Staten Island Advance | August 27, 2019
Shelter would be positive community force (Christine Quinn: letter to the editor)
Here’s the truth: the brand new facility being built on Victory Boulevard will provide the onsite services and support that Staten Island moms and kids…
Patch | August 20, 2019
Supportive Housing Facility Opens On Upper East Side
A supportive housing facility that will house 17 formerly homeless families on the Upper East Side opened Tuesday and residents are expected to move in…