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How Does Gun Violence Affect You and Your Community?

Do Now | March 6, 2015 | 67 Comments

How Does Gun Violence Affect You and Your Community?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #DoNowGun For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now How does gun violence affect you and your community? How can young people help to reduce […]

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We Need to Do More to Help Veterans

Do Now Round-Ups | November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

We Need to Do More to Help Veterans

Last week, students across the nation discussed ways America should help veterans escape homelessness in our #DoNowVets post. We asked students How can we prevent veterans from being homeless? Whose responsibility is it to help them? Homelessness has become a growing issue in America since the mid-eighties. However, many Americans may be shocked to find that veterans are a part of the growing number of homeless people.

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How Can We Prevent Veterans From Being Homeless?

Do Now | November 8, 2013 | 45 Comments

How Can We Prevent Veterans From Being Homeless?

Homelessness is not simply a person without a place to sleep at night. As Steve Peck, CEO of U.S. Vets writes in his article in the Huffington Post, “homelessness is the end result of a whole series of events that result in diminished capacity, loss of self-determination, most often loss of employment, loss of family, isolation, poverty, and lack of self-esteem, all leading to inability to pay for housing.”

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