Published on gainesville.com // July 16, 2016
When a leading advocate on homelessness solutions toured Gainesville’s homeless facilities, he wasn't impressed.
“A walkthrough of Dignity Village is devastating,” Iain De Jong, president and CEO of OrgCode Consulting, Inc., wrote in a report. “The catastrophe of the policy response to street homelessness is anything but a demonstration of dignity.”Continue Reading Comment on this article Share
Published voiceofsandiego.org // June 24, 2016
San Diego has a solvable homeless problem.
It is time to focus on solutions rather than focus on excuses. There is one known cure to homelessness: housing. If you are not doing everything in your city to focus all efforts on housing, you fail. In the few times I have been to San Diego I have heard organizations that work with people that are homeless and other community leaders speak of how unique San Diego is, or how difficult the politics are to navigate between the county and city.Continue Reading Comment on this article Share
Published on abc.net.au // April 8, 2016
KIM LANDERS: On any given night across Australia, up to 100,000 people will be sleeping rough.
But one Canadian expert is questioning whether authorities here are more focused on managing the numbers of homeless people, rather than trying to end the problem.
Published on dallasobserver.com // March 24, 2016
On Tuesday evening, Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance president and CEO Cindy Crain — with an assist from former homeless czar/current Mayor Mike Rawlings — delivered some bad news in her second annual "State of the Homeless Address." As we predicted two months ago, the homeless count in Dallas and Collin counties has spiked, jumping 24 percent over the last year.Continue Reading Comment on this article Share
Published on deseretnews.com // November 21, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY — In a small office in The Road Home's downtown homeless shelter, Kate Larimer leads a conversation with a young family about where they will stay tonight.
It's the first time they've sought help from the shelter but it is possible they won't have to stay there if they can put their heads together with Larimer to come up with a suitable alternative.Continue Reading Comment on this article Share