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Panel to Discuss Challenges of City's Homeless Families, Individuals

A panel composed of governmental and agency leaders will discuss issues facing approximately 2,000 men, women and children who are homeless in the city of Pittsburgh.

Speakers will include Councilwoman Tonya Payne; Tom Baker, executive director of Healthy Teens; Michael Gleason, executive director of Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter; and Erica Smith, Community Human Services.

While student volunteers from Duquesne University and other schools have assisted community members for nine years, through the National Student Partnerships, many challenges remain.

Where: Room 613, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh

When: Noon on Tuesday, Nov. 18

Duquesne University

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