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Teaching students the legislative process for advocating homeless youth funding

Our devoted board member Donna McIntosh, Department Chair and Professor of Social Work at Siena College, shows her students the legislative process for advocating funding for homeless youth in this inspiring youtube.com video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9A7VN6nRGg

 

As numbers of homeless kids rise, resources fall short

The number of students experiencing homelessness in the U.S. has increased 85 percent since before the recession, according to Department of Education data. But the resources available to help them have remained flat:

http://www.marketplace.org/topics/wealth-poverty/numbers-homeless-kids-r...