In her December 11 article for Youth Today, reporter Stell Simonton looks at some of the innovative educational support programs offered at public housing authorities across the country. “Public Housing Increasingly Place for After-School Programs” includes an interview with the Urban Institute’s Megan Gallagher who shared examples of housing and education partnerships at the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, Elm City Communities, and the Vancouver Housing Authority, which were compiled in the 2015 report Developing Housing and Education Partnerships as part of joint project between CLPHA, the Gates Foundation, and the Urban Institute.
“After-school programming in housing is an important area to make people aware about. It’s about understanding the value of healthy and supportive housing,” said Gallagher.
Read the full article on the Youth Today website.