Harlem World: Free On the Map Webinar On Student Homelessness From Harlem To Hollis
“The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness is launching a new, free interactive data tool on February 15, 2017, 10 a.m., to inform educators, policy makers, and community members. Please join them for a live, online demonstration.”
In New York City, more and more children are facing the most extreme form of instability and poverty—homelessness. The new report provides a detailed picture of homelessness within the city's educational system: where homeless students go to school, what kinds of support they may need, what their academic outcomes look like, and what the lasting impacts of homelessness are educationally—even after a student's housing instability has ended.
Housing Affordability in Concourse/Highbridge: The Promise of Affordable Housing May Bring False Hope
This community profile takes an in-depth look at "affordable housing" in the Concourse/Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx—one of the poorest neighborhoods in New York City. A large percentage of new affordable housing units are financially out of reach for low-income residents in the neighborhood. Could new plans for development and affordable housing in the Jerome Avenue Corridor of the South Bronx destabilize this already vulnerable community?