Sesame Street in Communities – Families Facing Homelessness

Sesame Street in Communities – Families Facing Homelessness

March 13, 2019

Commissioned Documentary  |  2018 |  7 Minutes

In this short, documentary-style portrait, you’ll meet staff and volunteers from Horizons for Homeless Children (HHC). Working with shelters throughout Massachusetts, HHC creates trauma-informed play spaces and trains volunteers to help children thrive and grow. Learn strategies to promote healing through play in shelter settings and beyond! Special thanks to Horizons for Homeless Children, Evelyn House, Father Bill’s & MainSpringKate Barrand, Meghan Schafer, Lynne Gaines, Anasia Fernandes and Deanna Dwyer.

Producers – Vicky Du, Eric Phillips-Horst
Cinematographers – Eric Phillips-Horst, Jeff Sterrenberg
Post-Producer – Eric Phillips-Horst
Editors – Jeffrey Sterrenberg, Karim Tabbaa

More from this series:

Provider Portrait: Homeless Health Initiative

Links & Resources

To learn more:

National Geographic
Light of the Setting Sun