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Communities Struggle To Reach Homeless Students Living In The Shadows More than 1.1 million public school students in the United States do not have permanent homes, according to data compiled by the Department of Education. “When we get ready for … Read More
Ana Garcia is best known as an Emmy award-winning TV journalist and host. Ana is nationally recognized as a hard-hitting journalist with amazing skills at interviewing people in all sorts of tough circumstances. We thought she would be the perfect … Read More
On Thursday, October 2, School on Wheels Regional Coordinator, Lisette Gaeta, was interviewed on KPCRadio.com for the show Volunteer in The Valley. Volunteer in the Valley is a weekly Internet radio show/podcast on KPCRadio.com, Pierce College’s student-run online radio station. … Read More
Ventura-based School on Wheels was started in 1993 by retired teacher Agnes Stevens, who realized the need to attend to the academic needs of the homeless youths. A $15,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund earlier this year is helping it … Read More
Pechanga Band of Mission Indians recently hosted the 16th annual Pechanga Charity Golf Classic and raised more than $100,000 for the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United Friends of the Children.
June 17th, 2014. PBS NewsHour – Finishing High School can be an uphill battle; for homeless students, it can be like facing a mountain of challenges. School on Wheels Program Director, Matt Raab, is interviewed for PBS NewsHour about School on Wheels … Read More
Jennifer London reports on School on Wheels high school graduate, Yhomira, who sees Education as a ticket to a brighter future. Al Jazeera America sent a film crew to interview at School on Wheels and you can see the 3-minute … Read More
About 15,000 LA school kids are officially homeless, living in a shelter, car, abandoned building or other temporary setup. David Nazar reports on Los Angeles Unified School District’s new program to deal with this shocking problem and talks to school … Read More
There are more than 1.6 million homeless children living in the United States, says The National Center on Family Homelessness. That’s one in every 45 American kids who goes to sleep at night without a bed to call their own. … Read More
Life in Corona: Program That Tutors Homeless Children Seeks Volunteers For Corona/Norco Expansion – 4/15/2014
Volunteers are needed for School on Wheels opportunities in the Corona/ Norco area. School on Wheels provides one-on-one tutoring, educational supplies and resources for homeless children all throughout Southern California. Regional Coordinator, Loreena Garcia, is actively recruiting volunteers to meet … Read More