Natl. Student Hunger/Homelessness Conf. in CT--Oct 28--31

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Sat, 17 Jul 1999 21:44:32 -0700 (PDT)


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Date: Mon, 5 Jul 1999 12:38:50 -0500
From: National Coalition for the Homeless <nch@ari.net>
Subject: Natl. Student Hunger/Homelessness Conf. in CT--Oct 28--31


Students Meet At Trinity College to Fight Hunger & Homelessness

A recent Urban Institute report documents that one in three children in the
U.S. suffer from hunger and/or food security.  More than 3 million people
are without a home.  In the U.S. and across the world, millions suffer
unthinkable conditions.  We must take action to educate the public, to
support community programs by volunteering and raising funds, and to
advocate for fundamental solutions.

This October 28--31, the 12th Annual Conference of the National Student
Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness will bring together 500 students and
university staff to learn more about the issues, develop leadership skills,
share ideas and adopt a plan of action to fight hunger and homelessness.
One important part of the conference is the 80 workshops in which students
share ideas and learn from such topics as to how to recruit volunteers,
establish a Habitat for Humanity project, hold a Hunger & Homelessness
Awareness Week, find a career fighting hunger and homelessness, or organize
an urban plunge.

Another highlight of the conference is the Faces of Homelessness panel in
which people who are or were homeless tell of the circumstances that left
them homeless and what made a difference for them.  In addition, the
Conference includes a Hunger Banquet, regional planning associations, panel
discussions, an opportunities fair with 40 participating organizations, and
time to share ideas with active students and staff on other campuses.

By attending the conference you will help strengthen the collective effort
to end hunger and homelessness, increase your group's effectiveness, and
meet people who are passionate about making a difference.

The 12th Annual Conference, hosted by Trinity College in Hartford, CT, will
be October 28-31, 1999.  Participating organizations include such groups as
Bread for the World, Oxfam America, Hillel, the National Coalition for the
Homeless, Habitat for Humanity, and COOL.  For more information about the
National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness or the 12th Annual
Conference, call (800) 664-8647 x323; email:  NSCAH@aol.com or go to
www.pirg.org/nscahh.

National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness
National Office
11965 Venice Blvd; #408
Los Angeles, CA  90066
(800) 664 8647 x 323
(310) 391-0053--fax
Email:  NSCAH@aol.com
Website:  www.pirg.org/nscahh


National Coalition for the Homeless
1012 Fourteenth Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-3405
Phone: 202-737-6444
Fax: 202-737-6445
Email: nch@ari.net
Web: http://nch.ari.net

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