The Housing Security Department strives to engage Santa Clara students in the social justice issues surrounding homelessness through engagement with and connection to the men, women, and children affected by it.
Department Coordinator Amanda Schiavone: firstname.lastname@example.org Major: Philosophy, Economics, Minor in Music
Home Safe Come spend time with the mothers and children of HomeSafe, a permanent housing solution for families who have experienced domestic violence. Tutor, befriend and learn from the residents to be a part of a truly special experience.
Program Coordinator Sara Kelly: email@example.com Major: Public Health Science, Minor in Environmental Studies and Biology
LGBTQ Youth Space LGBTQ Youth Space is a community center in downtown San Jose that caters to the needs of LGBTQ youth ages 13-25. Come out to make crafty art, eat junk food, and hang out with some really cool people.
Program Coordinator Nithya Vemireddy: firstname.lastname@example.org Major: Psychobiology and Minor in Public Health
Project Open Hand (POH) Come spend a Friday evening in San Francisco helping to deliver meals to people who suffer from illnesses or other factors that make it difficult to access the healthy foods they need, and learn about the struggles of life in the Tenderloin district.
Program Coordinator Miranda Bartosz: email@example.com Major: Communication, Minor in Anthropology and Theater
San Jose Family Shelter Every Wednesday night at 6pm we meet at Sobrato parking lot, then carpool to San Jose Family Shelter. At San Jose Family shelter we assist with a night class program to help children with reading writing and other school related work. San Jose Family shelter is unique in that it is the only shelter in the area that allows an entire family to stay together. It also offers various professional and educational classes to its residence with the aim at helping them find a future home and job. Program Coordinator Stephen Montgomery: firstname.lastname@example.org Major: Finance
Julian Street Inn (JSI) Cook breakfast for the residents of Julian Street Inn, a transitional housing center a few minutes away in San Jose. Share a meal and build relationships with inspiring people while gaining insight into pressing social problems.
Program Coordinator Amanda Schiavone: email@example.com