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WEBINAR: Facing Homelessness: Support for Youth through Education and Community

July 26, 2017

1:00pm - 2:30pm (Eastern)

12:00pm - 1:30pm (Central)

Cost

Free

Description

In 2015, the Indiana Department of Education identified more than 18,000 youth who were experiencing homelessness. Homeless youth face myriad difficulties impacting their safety, their physical and mental health, and specific educational challenges. This webinar will cover strategies to help youth overcome these challenges. Learn about key topics such as immediate enrollment, stability in school, transportation, food and clothing, credit accrual and financial aid. Gain knowledge of the education rights that can help youth attend and succeed in school, including college. This webinar will equip participants to advocate for homeless youth and to help youth advocate for themselves.

SPEAKERS: 
Robin Donaldson, IYSA
Patricia Julianelle, attorney/legal consultant

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