Tag: homeless

Bierhaus 2

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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Experiencing Homelessness as a Teen, Jason Flowers is Now Executive Director of a Local Nonprofit

Jason Flowers is the executive director of nonprofit, Omicelo Cares, which creates economic change throughout communities without causing housing displacement. He’s worked within the nonprofit field for 16 years in development and fundraising, carving pathways to help others within lower-income communities. How did Jason get to where he is today? You may not know when…
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Tuition Waivers for Youth in Foster Care? The Fostering Independence Through Education Act, HB 1276

More than 25% of foster children become homeless after two to four years of leaving the system, according to Covenant House. Due to their housing instability, it is nearly impossible for these children to save up money for their future, making it difficult to secure quality education and a career, deepening the cycle of poverty.…
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