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Conference Title:
Issues of Homelessness:

“Artists Act Against Homelessness”:

Teachers and Students  Explore Causes and Solutions

Boston Public School students from Mr. Lamothe's, Ms. Troxell's and other teacher's classes at Excel, Odyssey, and Monument High Schools at South Boston and Ms. Syms classes at Boston Community Learning Academy held a conference at Umass Boston on March 18, 2003 from 7:30 am until 2:00pm. The conference, "Issues of Homelessness - Artists Act Against Homelessness - Teachers and Students Explore Causes and Solutions" will provide students with a variety of experiences, speakers, group activities, and discussion focused around issues of homelessness.

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Conversation, critical thinking, and collaborations will be fostered as a result of addressing one of our most serious social and political issues. Students will use visual arts and technology as a means to express their ideas and communicate with others around this topic. This conference is part of a curriculum being developed by teachers in Massachusetts, New York, and Ohio in conjunction with the Center for Policy at the McCormack Institute at Umass.

This is alos part of the Give US Your Poor: Homelessness and the U. S. project designed to create public awareness of this issue and to stimulate solutions through the idea of community.

It is being funded in part through an IMPACT II Service Learning and Technology Grant. Video, photography, and art work will be on public display as a result of this project. The event will also be filmed by students and made into movies on homelessness.

Conversation, critical thinking, and collaborations will be fostered as a result of addressing one of our most serious social and political issues. Students will use visual arts and technology as a means to express their ideas and communicate with others around this topic. This conference is part of a curriculum being developed by teachers in Massachusetts, New York, and Ohio in conjunction with the Center for Policy at the McCormack Institute at Umass.

This is alos part of the Give US Your Poor: Homelessness and the U. S. project designed to create public awareness of this issue and to stimulate solutions through the idea of community.

It is being funded in part through an IMPACT II Service Learning and Technology Grant. Video, photography, and art work will be on public display as a result of this project. The event will also be filmed by students and made into movies on homelessness.

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Links to Issues of Homelessness's Web Pages
Issues of Homelessness - Teachers and Students Explore Causes and Solutions
Main Home Page for Issues of Homelessness project by teachers and students.

News Articles
This page links to News Articles related to Homelessness

Web Resources and Related Sites
This page has links to web sites related to homelessness.

Depression Era Tactics Against Evictions and Homelessness
This page has information and links to articles on tactics used against homelessness used during the Depression Era.

Christmas in the City - Homeless Children's Party - 12/15/2002
This page has links to pictures from a party for homeless children held in Boston, Massachusetts. It shows pictures from the setup day and the preparation.

About the Art
This page describes the art projects and techniques use for the Issues of Homelessness Project

About the Technology
This page describes the technology used for the Issues of Homelessness project.

Homeless Conference
Homeless Conference: “Issues of Homelessness – Teachers and Students Explore Causes and Solutions”