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Patricia McAvoy

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Review for Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, Chicago, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am a Chicago Public School teacher and have worked with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless for the last two years. My sophomore law class at Mather High School have, with the support of Hannah Willage, been able to experience the issues of homlessness and use their knowledge to form activist positions.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I saw my students grow more confidence, develop a concern for those less fortuante and being to understand what community activism is all about.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...


Role:  Volunteer & My students wrote letters, developed positions and made presentations to Illinois state representatives supporting the tax increase in llinois. Their focus was the support of the homesless.