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I Chose to Be Homeless: Reflections on the Homeless Challenge

From October 10-12, I participated in the National Coalition for the Homeless’ Homeless Challenge. I spent 48 hours living on the streets disguised as an unhoused person—sleeping outside, panhandling, and walking blocks and blocks to access food, a bathroom, transportation, … Continue reading

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Why Membership Matters to Youth

Through being a member of NCH, find out how you can help LGBTQ youth deal with the risk of homelessness. Here is some insight from our summer intern, Meghana Sthanam. This summer, I am fortunate to be able to advocate … Continue reading

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Why Membership Matters to Hunter Scott

Hunter Scott is a student at American University and was an intern at NCH this past spring. Since his time working in NCH’s office, he has remained involved with the Coalition and the battle to end homelessness. Read Hunter’s unique … Continue reading

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NCH Spring Interns and why they’re excited to be here

NCH has the honor of working with so many talented interns each semester, read below examples of why they volunteer their time: Sundal Ali, George Washington University ‘15 As a child, homelessness was not apparent to me. I grew up … Continue reading

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Students Hold Second Annual Tent City

Earlier this week, at George Washington University in Washington, D the student chapter of Amnesty International hosted a sleep out to help students better understand the issues of poverty and homelessness.  NCH speaker Steve Thomas attended and gave the students … Continue reading

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