A problem must be recognized before it can be solved.
While the initial growth of homelessness in the late 1980s drew notable attention, its continued growth, especially among children, has become all but invisible to the general public.
In fact, our culture has perpetuated the dated stereotype of the typical homeless person as an unemployed, unkempt, unmotivated single adult male struggling with addiction.
The average American is unaware of the facts about family homelessness and so the ranks of homeless children continue to swell.
With the following tools, you can help spread the correct message:
Every child deserves a home.
|Public Service Announcement (PSA) for Radio
Listen to the Radio PSA.
Download the PSA, burn it on a CD and bring it to your local radio station.
Public Service Announcement for TV
View a copy of the TV PSA and bring it to your local television station.
*please be sure to note whether your television station has digital (DVD) or analog capability
Public Service Announcement for Newspapers and Magazines
Download the PSA language and ask your local newspaper to donate space.
Request that the words be placed at the center of a square ad space.
To keep our message consistent we ask that you do not change the PSA language