Articles by Laurie Schoen

Laurie Schoen received her B.A. in early childhood education from Lesley University in Boston. In the more than two decades since her graduation, Laurie has been a compassionate, fierce and effective advocate for homeless children. Emblematic of her advocacy for children is her founding of Great Beginnings: A Newton Kindergarten Readiness Program, as well as US4Kids, a collaborative organization that works directly with Project HEALTH, Share Our Strength and Horizons for Homeless Children. Thanks to support from Laurie and the Schoen Family Foundation, the Child Homelessness Initiative (CHI) was established at Lesley University in 2011.

The Plight Of Child Homelessness In The United States

February 27, 2015


The Plight Of Child Homelessness In The United States

This is the first blog post of a series in collaboration with the Lesley University Child Homelessness Initiative (CHI). For more information about the CHI curriculum, and the ways in which it seeks to empower the next generation of teachers and caregivers to understand and advocate for homeless children, visit their website. Intro music written […]