Homelessness and Children in Poverty
Homelessness: Federal government website (Health and Human Services) containing research and information on grants and resources on homelessness.
Southern Poverty Law Center: non-profit organization that seeks to uphold the civil rights of marginalized populations (prisoners, children, immigrants) through legal representation and education
America's Youngest Outcasts: A Report Card on Child Homelessness: a PDF report by the American Institutes for Research (from 2014)
Drug Abuse and Related Issues
National Institute on Drug Abuse:US government website on drug abuse
Opioid Epidemic Fact Sheet: Health and Human Services Fact Sheet
How Bad Is the Opioid Epidemic? : FRONTLINE article from February 23,2016
Education (Public and Higher Ed)
What Is The Future of Public Education? Article from The Atlantic on January 10, 2017
The Homestretch: PBS Independent Lens show concerning homeless teens and youth (link is to show's page which has clips available.)
Poor Kids: FRONTLINE documentary following the lives of three children and their families (link is to show's page which has clips available.)
In Plain Sight: NBC feature editorial initiative focusing on poverty and related issues
Chasing Heroin: FRONTLINE episode audiocast, trailer, related articles
Below is a YouTube Video from Texas Lutheran University from their Brown Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Liz Murray. This video was uploaded to YouTube on October 29, 2015. A transcript of this lecture is available on the YouTube site under the ". . .More" tab.