Economics

"Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope"

Cory Booker; Tina Kelley; Kevin Ryan

About the Program

Covenant House president Kevin Ryan and former New York Times reporter Tina Kelley describe the experiences of homeless teens in North America and the efforts by Covenant House help them.  Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who wrote the foreword to the book, participates in the discussion.  Hosted by Barnes & Noble Booksellers in New York City.        

About the Authors

Tina Kelley

Tine Kelley, former staff writer for the New York Times, shared a Pulitzer Prize for her work on the paper's coverage of the 9/11 attacks.  She is the author of two poetry books and blogs at: tinakelleypoetry.wordpress.com.   


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Kevin Ryan

Kevin Ryan is president and CEO of Covenant House, an organization that helps 56,000 children in North and Central America annually.  For more, visit: covenanthouse.org.   


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Cory Booker

Cory Booker, a Democrat, is currently serving his second term as mayor of Newark, New Jersey, the largest city in the state.  For more on Mayor Booker's background and work, visit: corybooker.com.   


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"Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope"

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Past Airings

  • Tuesday, January 22nd at 7am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 6th at 7pm (ET)
  • Saturday, December 29th at 8am (ET)
  • Monday, December 24th at 12pm (ET)
  • Sunday, December 23rd at 5pm (ET)
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