High housing costs, poor housing quality, overcrowded living conditions, residential mobility and homelessness detrimentally impact child and family health and well-being.


    Schools, healthcare systems, and child and family service systems must advocate for safe, decent and adequate housing for the children and families that they serve. Only then will we see change. These mainstream systems must become the major proponents for direct action on the housing crisis in our communities today!


To promote and facilitate access to stable, adequate housing as the platform for child and family well-being.   

Peter Temin, Professor Emeritus of Economics at MIT, believes the ongoing death of “middle America” has sparked the emergence of two countries within one, the hallmark of developing nations. In his new book, The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy, Temin paints a bleak picture where one country has a bounty of resources and power, and the other toils day after day with minimal access to the long-coveted American dream.