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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Project: Welcome

Library resources and suggested sources for the service learning Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Project.

Local & State Poverty Links

Two NMC Service Learning Videos (2013-2014)

"Challenging Myths: Stereotypes of Poverty" (2013)

In partnership with Progress Village, United Way NWMI, Traverse Bay Poverty Reduction Initiative, and UpNorth Media Center, students conducted and recorded interviews with professionals, policy experts, as well as personal insights of generational and situational poverty.

"Economy: Low Income Awareness" (2014)

Students at Northwest Michigan College researched and created this video to try to dispel myths about low income people as they relate to the economy.

Search Government Reports and Statistics

By adding "" to the beginning of a Google search, you've narrowed your search results to federal, state, and local government sources.

For example, to find government reports and statistics about homelessness in Michigan, you could search: michigan homelessness.

Video Introduction to Government Documents

Suggested Reference Book

Featured eBooks

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