Raise awareness of the homeless veterans and their families living in Missouri through TV PSAs, social media, radio, and print.
Give US Your Poor is a national public education campaign addressing homelessness. Originally founded at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy & Global Studies a the University of Massachusetts Boston in 1999, Give US Your Poor began as a documentary film project exploring homelessness. It has evolved into a wider education campaign utilizing networks, media, public support, and the latest research on homelessness. From the beginning, Give US Your Poor existed not to compete with other homeless-focused organizations, but rather to complement, support and work with them.
The Voices for Veterans concert series connects homeless organizations, celebrity advocates, local musicians and people like you to end veteran homelessness. We are using music and art to dispel myths, show support, and foster action to end veteran homelessness once and for all. Regional concerts and events have included artists such as Ringo Starr, Steve Earle, Adam Ezra Group, Smokey Robinson & Mario Frangoulis. Most of our activity is focused on serving veterans in Massachusetts and Missouri.
Beyond public education (PSAs, conferences, events, documentary, CD, articles, etc.) Give US Your Poor is committed to classroom education. We have developed two full curricula for middle and high schools, an undergraduate college course on the history of homelessness, as well as individual lesson plans and exercises for high school and middle school classrooms.
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