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  • 30+ Organizations Call on Mayor de Blasio to Prioritize Educational Needs of Students Experiencing Homelessness

    AFC joined more than 30 organizations in reminding the Mayor and the City of its legal obligation to provide transportation for students who are homeless, and expressing our disappointment that the City’s school reopening plan does not prioritize students who are homeless for in-person instruction.

    Aug 4, 2020

    Close-up on kneeling student placing a book in a backpack. (Photo by RDNE Stock Project via Pexels)
    Photo by RDNE Stock Project via Pexels

    The current plans for reopening schools in the fall will be unworkable for many families experiencing homelessness, who are not permitted to leave their children in shelters during the day while they work or address other urgent family needs.

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