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.
Federal Programs Related to - Children & Youth Services
Programs that provide a wide variety of informational, social and supportive services for children and youth. Adolescent Services; Child Welfare; Children's Social Services; Children's Services; Kinship Care; Youth Services
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.
The position young people are dealt with can be complex, and yet the entire economic system is still focused for an age that’s almost gone astray. The solution? Promoting social enterprise and getting these young people integrated into work.
Teaching Kids about Homelessness in a Meaningful Way