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Summit On Homeless Students Set For Friday

By Sheila AshRepresentatives from Jefferson County Public Schools, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Human Services and Family Court will participate Friday in a summit aimed at assisting homeless students, called “Homeless-Not Helpless.”Metropolitan Housing Coalition Executive Director Cathy Hinko says there’s been a disturbing trend in student homelessness."More and more families have less and less and are unable to sustain themselves economically," she said.During the 2009-2010 school year, more than 10,000 students in Jefferson County were classified at some point as homeless.The day-long event Friday at Hotel Louisville will include various presentations and discussions.

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.

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