Homelessness in Small Town America

Project: Research project

Project Details


This is a result of an undergraduate course project. After learning about
the diverse processes that can lead to homelessness and talking to
homeless people in Norman, we believe that it is essential to create a
self-sustaining resource that can continue to grow and build on the local
communities in Norman.
A group of students from Dr. Elaine Hsieh’s COMM 4413 Issues in Health
Communication class created this book. We welcome you to join our
journey to:
• Listen to the voices and stories of these invisible people in our
• Learn about the differ pathways and perspectives of homelessness
• Find ways to support these invisible people in our community
Effective start/end date1/1/138/15/21


  • University of Memphis: $5,000.00
  • University of Oklahoma: $500.00
  • University of Oklahoma: $1,400.00

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


Explore the research topics touched on by this project. These labels are generated based on the underlying awards/grants. Together they form a unique fingerprint.