ASH EDU 644 Week 3 DQ 2 Tale of Two Cities and Homelessness
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EDU 644 Week 3 DQ 2 Tale of Two Cities and Homelessness
This discussion is an opportunity to compare and contrast policies and resources that support homeless children and families from two different cities, New York and Chicago. The information you analyze will either support a recommendation you make to either city or an idea for potential application of supports elsewhere. Additionally, the graphic will be included as part of your Week Six Final Project Prepare for this discussion by reviewing the required resources listed below for each city and by reviewing the Week Three Instructor Guidance.
• Chicago Resources: Review the All Chicago website, the Chicago Coalition for the Homelesswebsite, and the newspaper articles from Hirst (2013) and Steinberg (2012) about homelessness in Chicago.
• New York Resources: Review the Covenant House website, the Safe Horizon (2014) homeless youth facts page, and the Saulny (2012) newspaper article about homeless youth in New York.
Initial Post: Review the resources provided above. Create an initial post that includes the two parts described below.
Visual: Use a visual graphic of your choice such as a Venn diagram or chart using PowerPoint, SmartArt features in Microsoft Word, or Thinking maps® to compare and contrast the following five factors pertaining to homelessness:
a. Statistical data about the prevalence of youth homelessness in New York and Chicago.
b. Statistical data regarding populations of homeless, including youth.
c. Types/levels of supports available including, but not limited to, shelters, community and school-based supports, etc.
d. The policies supporting homelessness in each state.
e. At least one other interesting...