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ICPH draws on the talent and scholarship of an experienced team of researchers to take a comprehensive look at family homelessness in the United States. In this occasional series, our researchers describe their projects in greater depth to provide greater context around the methods and process behind ICPH publications.

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EdCast: Educating the Homeless Child

There are over 80,000 homeless children in New York City and their numbers are growing. On CUNY TV's EdCast, ICPH principal policy analyst Jennifer Erb-Downward provides an in-depth look at these hidden faces of homelessness including the myriad obstacles these children face in succeeding in school and what be done to reverse the disturbing effects of homelessness on children's education.



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EdCast: Educating the Homeless Child

There are over 80,000 homeless children in New York City and their numbers are growing. On CUNY TV's EdCast, ICPH principal policy analyst Jennifer Erb-Downward provides an in-depth look at these hidden faces of homelessness including the myriad obstacles these children face in succeeding in school and what be done to reverse the disturbing effects of homelessness on children's education.

American Almanac of Family Homelessness 2015 Webinar: State Family Homelessness Rankings

On October 7, 2015 we held the "State Family Homelessness Rankings: What Do We Know, and What Can We Learn?” webinar, which featured discussions on how states identify and serve homeless children, from early education interventions to financial assistance to youth attending college, as well how states rank on the need for affordable housing, lack of accessible child care, discrimination against survivors of domestic violence, and food insecurity, from the new 2015 American Almanac of Family Homelessness.

Quick Look: On the Map

Family homelessness in New York City is at an all-time high. If you only have one minute, use it to take a Quick Look at ICPH’s most recent report, which reveals the scope of family homelessness in every New York City neighborhood and ranks city council districts by the number of family shelter units. Stay tuned for more Quick Looks by neighborhood.

Ralph da Costa Nunez on City & State TV

Ralph da Costa Nunez, President and CEO of the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness, discusses On the Map: The Atlas of Family Homelessness in New York City in an interview with City & State's Jon Lentz.

Rapidly Rehousing Homeless Families

Rapid rehousing is now seen as the answer to solve family homelessness nationwide. The approach is based on the belief that once a family is housed, their problems are solved. In this video from our 2014 Beyond Housing conference, ICPH looks at how this one-size-fits-all policy has worked in New York City. Read our policy opinion brief on rapid rehousing here.

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