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Lourdes University Offers Discussion on Homelessness

The Lourdes University Department of Education presents “Homelessness: Approaches to Support Students in an Educational Setting” on Thursday, November 30, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public.

Expert panelists from Toledo Public Schools, Family House, Leading Families Home, and the Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board will address teachers and social workers in attendance. The discussion aims to educate individuals and the general public about homelessness and, more importantly, provide valuable insight about support available for elementary and high school students who are struggling with homelessness while pursuing their education.

Panel Participants

Renee Palacios, Executive Director, Family House

Mike Badik, Executive Director, Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board

Evelyn McKinney, Director of Homeless Initiatives, Toledo Public Schools

Tammy Holder, Chief Executive Officer, Leading Families Home: A Beach House/FOCUS Partnership

For more information, contact Vince Laverick, Ph.D, assistant professor of Education, at 419-824-3840 or vlaverick@lourdes.edu.



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