Posts Tagged ‘Renee Jackson’

Employed, but Trapped by Homelessness

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Aquiya and Renee Jackson with Caseworker Letticia Batista in the background

By Alice Kenny

Aquiya Jackson is a college-bound high school senior. Her mother, Renee Jackson works as a sales clerk at H & M clothing store.

Together, they represent the new face of homelessness; families with working parents unable to earn incomes high enough to pay New York City rents.

Click here to read their story published in The New York Times and learn about important intervention they received from Catholic Charities.