facebooktwitterinstagramyoutube

Need Help?

Call AFC's Education Helpline
(866) 427-6033
Monday to Thursday
10 am to 4 pm 

Resource library: View AFC's guidebooks, fact sheets, and more

Stay connected

Sign up for AFC's email updates and find other ways to take action.

Advocates Apply Pressure On Mayor-Elect Adams As New Report Shows 101,000 City Students Experience Homelessness

11.08.2021 | CBS 2 New York |  A new report finds for the sixth year in a row more than 100,000 students in New York City’s public schools experienced homelessness. 

Now, a coalition of advocacy organizations are calling on Mayor-elect Eric Adams to take more aggressive steps to address the problem, CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reported Monday. 

“Educational supports for students need to be overhauled,” said Jennifer Pringle, project director for Advocates for Children. Watch video