While our main objective is to break the cycle of homelessness through education by providing tutoring and educational services to families impacted by homelessness, it’s also important to keep people informed about homelessness as an issue in our country and provide tools to be part of the solution. We thought we’d take a minute
One of our main goals at School on Wheels is to educate more people about homelessness as an issue in our country and give people tools to be part of the solution. This month, a lot of great new resources and reports have come out regarding homelessness, poverty, and education in
Throughout Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week each year, our goal is always to spread the word and educate more people about homelessness as an issue in our country. As we reach the tail end of this year’s #HHWeek, we wanted to share some articles and videos that have come out
Have you ever wondered why School on Wheels provides tutoring at so many different times and on different days, depending on the location? The short answer is that we build our programs to meet the needs of those we serve. The long answer is, well, it’s really long. Homelessness looks
As the Director of Programs for School on Wheels, I often get asked about the biggest challenges my students face. What makes learning so difficult for kids experiencing homelessness? Why are assessments so difficult for them? I believe it is a combination of many factors, but there is one factor
If you haven’t had a chance to watch it yet, The Homestretch is a documentary film that follows the journeys of three homeless teenagers in Chicago – Roque, Kasey and Anthony. It shows their struggles and challenges as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future, all
Note: This blog was last updated on November 11, 2016. This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Each year, local and national organizations host events and increase advocacy efforts to raise awareness about the problems of hunger and homelessness in the United States. It’s an opportunity for organizations
School on Wheels’ mission is to provide one-on-one tutoring and educational advocacy for school-aged children impacted by homelessness.