Duquesne University Students Stand Up For Homeless Youth

For the seventh year, Duquesne University students are partnering with the Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) and will gather on Academic Walk to raise awareness of the educational issues facing homeless children throughout Allegheny County.

Event participants will stand in silence for 15 minutes for those who have no voice, while holding images of faces that represent the estimated 3,000 children experiencing homelessness in the region.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 4:30 to 4:45 p.m.

Where: Academic Walk, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: Media are invited to attend/cover the event and can RSVP and arrange parking by calling Emily Stock from the Office of Marketing and Communications at 412.396.1317/cell 412.277.9273.

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Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim. 

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