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Greek Sing 2022 Supporting HCEF March 26, 2022

Greek Sing 2022

Greek Sing 2022 is March 26, 2022 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. This event is hosted by the student leaders of Greek Organizations at Carnegie Mellon University. Greek Sing “aims to stimulate philanthropic & community service efforts for the betterment of the Greek community, Carnegie Mellon campus community, and the Pittsburgh Community.” These students…
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Image of new Executive Director Ardana "AJ" Jefferson with text "Welcoming AJ Our New ED!"

HCEF Welcomes New Executive Director, Ardana “AJ” Jefferson

The Board of Directors of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ardana Jefferson to serve as the organization’s Executive Director. Ms. Jefferson will begin her tenure on March 21, 2022. HCEF Board President Jo Clark makes the announcement with enthusiasm and confidence that Ms. Jefferson is ready to…
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Leadership Transition with HCEF Logo

Important HCEF Transition News

HCEF’s Executive Director, Carlos T. Carter, has resigned his position with Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) effective November 3rd, 2021. Kaitlyn Nykwest, our Education Director, will serve as the Interim Executive Director during our search.

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On Thursday, September 12, 2019, HCEF is turning Spirit in Lawrenceville into an indoor beer garden for the second year in a row. You can help the mission of HCEF by indulging in a buffet of Spirit’s famous pizza, having some drinks, and enjoying a live DJ. Your ticket entitles you to two drinks, an…
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Addressing Homelessness Begins With Addressing Trauma

Research from the NASP Center indicates that 43% of homeless students repeat a grade, 25% are placed in special education, and 50% are failing academically. This is due to many factors, but one that’s not talked about is trauma, and how it affects a person’s day to day functioning. According to research done at First…
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