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Making a Home for Displaced Youth
January 8, 2013 5:30 AM |
The president of Covenant House, Kevin Ryan, talks about homeless youth and how to help in our MetroFocus solutions story.
Christine Quinn on the Future of LGBT Rights
John Farley | January 13, 2012 4:46 PM |
As the 2013 mayoral race heats up, openly gay New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn talks to WNET's "Need to Know" about her opinion on the future of the gay rights movement.
Bringing the Occupation Home in New York City
John Farley | December 7, 2011 4:00 AM |
The Occupy movement has brought its protest against income inequality and financial corruption full circle to where the financial crisis began -- the housing market.
As Poverty Increases, Budget Cuts Tatter the Safety Net
Glen Pasanen for
| November 16, 2011 10:40 AM |
New figures confirm that poverty is increasing in New York City. What's the city's response? Budget cuts.
Out of Foster Care — and into What?
Marissa Miller for
| September 1, 2011 10:03 AM |
Many young people turn up on the streets or in jail after they age out of the city's childcare system. The latest in
poverty series looks at efforts to change that.
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