Salem groups work to help homeless families as need grows, gaps remain

homeless families
Photo by ANNA REED / Statesman Journal

There were more than 1,000 students experiencing homelessness in Salem-Keizer Public Schools in 2017-18, and more than 21,000 in public schools statewide. Local agencies are working together to service the families as the need grows. Read the story here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: