Union and Coalition for the Homeless Launch Homelessness Impact Fellowship Program

NEW YORK — Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (Union), an international leader in theological education with a deep commitment to social justice, in partnership with the Coalition for the Homeless (Coalition), the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women and children, are pleased to announce the launch of the Homelessness Impact Fellowship Program, an innovative program focused on developing the next generation of leaders to address homelessness.
The Homelessness Impact Fellowship Program will use a combination of study, reflection and community engagement to provide students an opportunity to develop and apply social impact skills in the context of New York City’s historic homelessness crisis.  Fellowship awardees receive a fully-funded, exceptional educational and practical experience – including fieldwork with the Coalition for the Homeless – as well as a stipend.
“Union has a long history of partnering with organizations to address important social justice issues. We look forward to working with Coalition for the Homeless to focus on the issue of homelessness in our city and help enable the next generation of leaders to create change in this important area,” said Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union.
“The Coalition for the Homeless remains steadfast in its belief that the tragedy of mass homelessness, which has been dehumanizing our city for four decades now, can and must be brought to an end. We are very excited about this opportunity to work with Union in the Homelessness Impact Fellowship Program, which will allow graduate students to bring


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