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Cheers for a Child Event!

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Check out this cool event at Thirsty Dog Brewing Company on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:30. This is a great way to help support Project RISE Supporters. They have been instrumental in helping Project RISE get school clothes for students! So come out, have a great time and support this amazing group!  

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Overlooked: The Far-Reaching Consequences of Late Identification of Homeless Students for Special Education Services

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Homeless students face many challenges in their daily lives, including at school. Services to support their learning are available, but these students must first be identified and receive an Individualized Education Program (IEP). A new policy report examines when the special education needs of homeless students in New York City are most often identified, the […]

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FAFSA Victories for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth!

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Check out this amazing accomplishment: Higher education provides a lasting path out of homelessness, yet homeless youth face many barriers to accessing the financial aid they need to complete their college education. Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education announced policy changes that will remove many of those barriers, allowing homeless youth to focus on their studies […]

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Homelessness is everywhere

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This is a great article on how pervasive homelessness is.    Check it out… Homelessness is all around us | Local News | qctimes.com the American Almanac on Family Homelessness reports that “nationally, there were five doubled up students for every one student staying in a shelter”.  (Doubled-up equates to living temporarily with others or […]

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How to help homeless kids…

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People often ask how they can help. This article addresses that question straight on… Help homeless kids by getting involved There are several ways in which you can help address kids growing up homeless. Simplest and most immediate: Make a donation now to your local food shelf.

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Momentum builds to expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund.

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1.5 million Ohioans are spending 50% or more of their income on housing. The need for increased support for housing has been well documented as Ohio struggles to adjust to the low-wage economy, persistent poverty, and a steadily decreasing amount of federal housing assistance. During it’s 25-year history, the OHTF has provided about $770 million […]