Your Call: What explains the rise in child homelessness?

Apr 12, 2015

On the  April 13th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the documentary The Homestretch, which follows three homeless teens in Chicago as they try to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Over 2. 5 million children were homeless at some time in 2013, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness. Compared to previous years, this is the largest number of homeless children in the US ever. How should we tackle child homelessness? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Anne de Mare, award-winning playwright, director, professional video artist, and filmmaker

Kirsten Kelly, award-winning documentary film and theater director

Web Resources:

The Homestretch

Independent Lens: Independent Documentary Films

The Atlantic: Young, Homeless—and Invisible