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Author Nilan, Diane D.

Title Crossing the line : taking steps to end homelessness / by Diane D. Nilan.

Publication Info. [United States] : Diane D. Nilan, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.5 N695C    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note "Proceeds from this book will benefit HEAR US Inc....Naperville, IL...a not for-profit-organization dedicated to raising awareness of and sensitivity to homelessness"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234).
Contents Pt. 1 : What's a person like me doing in a place like this? -- Pt. 2 : Prime time drama: a peek behind shelter walls -- Pt. 3 : Capital strides: lots of small steps make the difference -- Pt. 4 : Family values face bleak realities -- Pt. 5 : The bigger they are the harder they fall -- Pt. 6 : Any time now...sooner rather than later would be nice! -- Epilogue : It ain't over till it's over! -- Appendices: 1. Federal definition of homeless; 2. IL Education for Homeless Children Act; 3. 10 confusions about educational rights of homeless students; 4. A crash course in prisons; 5. Suggestions for involvement; 6. Day labor info; 7. Web sites to visit for information; 8. Hesed House and tent city diagrams -- Endnotes.
Subject Homeless persons -- United States.
Homeless persons -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Homeless youth.
Education -- Social aspects.
ISBN 1591138361 paperback
9781591138365 paperback
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