Teaching Kids about Homelessness in a Meaningful Way


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Lisa Doyle, communications and donor relations manager for Bridge Communities, shares how Bridge saw the need to educate school-aged children about poverty and homelessness.

At Bridge, kids get engaged in activities that are age-appropriate. These activities help kids learn what homelessness truly means, what kind of impact it makes on the community, and the children themselves.


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Federal Programs Related to - Educational Delivery

Programs which comprise the formal, structured framework through which educational services are provided for the mainstream population in the community.

Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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