More than 16,000 Chicago Public Schools students experienced homelessness during the 2018-2019 school year — and the problem is even worse on the city’s South and West sides.
In this interview, Morning Shift breaks down how children in Chicago are impacted by homelessness.
GUEST: Mary Tarullo, associate director of policy and strategy at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Bridgette Barber, Chicago resident and legal guardian of two grandchildren attending Chicago Public Schools
LEARN MORE: Chicago Coalition for the Homeless