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Online Campus Student Helps Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

In the Media | 05.22.20

Cheryl Magee, M.A. ’18, is the founder and executive director of Hope Center, a nonprofit that provides critical social services to the greater New Orleans area. Magee, a current student in the Online Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program and a graduate of the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management program, was recently featured on WWL-TV in New Orleans for her work during the pandemic. She and her team have been helping veterans experiencing homelessness connect with housing, services, and mental health support.

This year, Hope Center has provided extra support to veterans experiencing homelessness, particularly due to COVID-19. In March, the nonprofit received funding from the federal CARES Act to help veterans pay their rent and utilities during the economic shutdown.

“Some of them have suffered trauma due to their military service,” Magee said. “And so, there are some who need more than just housing. They need care, mental health care, as well as [care for] the physical ailments that they have. And they need support in navigating the systems.”

Read the full WWL-TV article, “Program aims to help veterans avoid homelessness.”

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