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Revealing a ‘Hidden’ Problem: Students Share Facts About Homelessness


With her classmates assembled behind her, Lacy D. Schnoonover talks with WBRE Eyewitness News reporter Valerie Tysanner.
With her classmates assembled behind her, Lacy D. Schnoonover talks with WBRE Eyewitness News reporter Valerie Tysanner.

Did you know that the average age of a homeless person is 9? These and other facts about homelessness are compiled by applied human services students in the Spring 2014 issue of One College Avenue, the college’s official magazine. Students in the Service Learning in Sociology course researched homelessness and organized an overnight awareness event on the streets of Williamsport.

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