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Valencia College Supports Covenant House

For the fourth year in a row, Valencia College has joined Covenant House in support of its annual executive edition of Sleep Out. The Sleep Out event is a national movement started by Covenant House to raise money and awareness about homelessness and to help get kids off the streets. Last year, Estevan Baza, operations manager, energy conservation; Leonard […]

Making a Difference in Our Community: Students and...

On Monday, April 3, 2017, 150 students, faculty and staff gathered to sleep out on the East Campus lawn, trading the comforts of home for a plastic bag, cardboard and a sleeping bag. By simulating homelessness, the participants gained awareness of what it’s like to live on the street and took the first steps toward […]

Making a Difference in Our Community: Sleeping Out for...

By Dani Moritz-Long It isn’t easy being a young adult and suddenly finding yourself thrust into this place called reality. It’s even harder when you’re sleeping on the streets and you don’t know where your next meal will come from — let alone what the future holds. This is what inspired Leonard Bass, campus dean, […]