Boston, Massachusetts<br />
Aug 30, 2011<br />
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Nichole Adams and her 2 year-old daughter, Khani, were among the One in fifty Americans who experience homelessness each year. Nichole lived in a rooming house and could no longer afford rent, even with her minimum wage job. She ended up in a shelter and was referred to Horizons for Homeless Children's preschool program for her daughter, Khani. Growing scientific evidence show that preschool homeless children are at risk for not developing crucial cognitive and brain development that occurs during this period in their lives. Programs like Horizons for Homeless Children (HHC) work at providing these children with a safe, play, and educational environment to promote that development.<br />
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Caption: HHC has provided Nichole with parenting training and a preschool education for Khani. Here Khani works with one of HHC's teachers, Sheila Restrepo.

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Horizons For Homeless Children
Boston, Massachusetts
Aug 30, 2011

Nichole Adams and her 2 year-old daughter, Khani, were among the One in fifty Americans who experience homelessness each year. Nichole lived in a rooming house and could no longer afford rent, even with her minimum wage job. She ended up in a shelter and was referred to Horizons for Homeless Children's preschool program for her daughter, Khani. Growing scientific evidence show that preschool homeless children are at risk for not developing crucial cognitive and brain development that occurs during this period in their lives. Programs like Horizons for Homeless Children (HHC) work at providing these children with a safe, play, and educational environment to promote that development.

Caption: HHC has provided Nichole with parenting training and a preschool education for Khani. Here Khani works with one of HHC's teachers, Sheila Restrepo.

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Photographer: Facing Change: Documenting America
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Date 30 Aug 2011
Location: Boston Massachusetts United States of America
Credit: Lucian Perkins©2011
Copyright: Lucian Perkins©2011
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