The Child Homelessness Initiative is gathering resources to help educate the public about child poverty.
We are especially
grateful to Laurie Schoen and the Schoen Family Foundation for their support of
this initiative, and to Horizons for Homeless Children who have greatly assisted us as we developed the conversations
FRONTLINE special on child poverty in America
The New York Times examines the growing disparity in wealth distribution and its effect on children.
have started this course, I have found myself more aware of my surroundings and
the growing problem of child homelessness in not only other countries, but in
the United States. Each engaging group discussion develops another insight, new
perspective, or behavioral changes, that evokes our passions to know there is
hope to make a difference here and now."
- Courtney Miranda,
Holistic Psychology, Class of 2013
Dean Coleman's Interview with Laurie Schoen
Reflections on World Homelessness
Exits from Homelessness
Certificate in Ameliorating Child Homelessness
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- Laurie Schoen