Tag Archives: Savannah Georgia

Want to be part of the discussion on Savannah’s Social Issues? | Savannah steps back in time | savannahnow.com


Heery, who was once homeless, said the tour not only benefits a social cause, but it also portrays information and is a learning opportunity for people about the history of social issues and how they’ve been addressed. “In an advocacy … Continue reading

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URGENT NOTICE: Possible “flashmob” event today | Homeless Persons’ Memorial WALK being organized in Savannah for today.


URGENT NOTICE: Possible “flashmob” event today! Homeless Persons’ Memorial WALK being organized in Savannah for today! . No Service put together by responsible parties so this is our response. Considering Forsyth Park Bandshell as starting point. Time maybe at 5pm or … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Savannah’s Faith, Business, City & Neighborhood Communities: Are we ready to frame chronic homelessness as a public health issue?


You see, from Nashville’s recent Registry Week (see more at their How’s Nashville campaign website) we have seen how being real about the vulnerability to life surveys can show & help make us focus on the actual public health aspects … Continue reading

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Developing a sense of Urgency: Viable next steps | We need both compassion & social justice to end homelessness: Justice is a step beyond compassion | Housing First is the ultimate social justice at this time for Savannah – Food for the Hungry Blog


We need both compassion & social justice to end homelessness: Justice is a step beyond compassion | Housing First is the ultimate social justice at this time for Savannah – Food for the Hungry Blog or What is it going … Continue reading

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Have you wondered how to get our homeless working again? | Jobs can come with (or after) Housing First!


Our friends at Jesus Was Homeless have partnered with Jobs for Life! View the video below & feel free to comment here about how we should  implement this or a similar program for our homeless & all unemployed or under-employed … Continue reading

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What does or should Savannah’s version of Home for Good LA look like?


via United Way of Greater Los Angeles Facebook share of the above image: We can end chronic and veteran homelessness by quickly moving people into housing and give them the necessary services to stay there. This is a shot of … Continue reading

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Is this a valid pilot project for the Housing Fund in Savannah? We think YES & want to engage now on this!


Background information & coverage is voluminous in the media in San Jose & reported here & on our other Facebook posts regarding this breakthrough approach to proving the value of Housing First models to end chronic homelessness! We believe this … Continue reading

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When is Savannah’s “major victory” like this coming?: In Santa Clara County, a new funding model for counties ending homelessness | 100,000 Homes


The Board of Supervisors voted to develop a 12-month pilot program that will provide 100 housing vouchers.  An additional 25 vouchers will be provided for individuals being released from state prison or county jail with newly available state funding. Here’s … Continue reading

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We struggle with this as we seek to build capacity in this community to end chronic homelessness: Posts: Building Competent Communities: A Matter of Survival in the 21st Century (02-14-2012) – Abundant Community


We saw this post (linked to at the end of our post) today & read just enough to get hooked! We shared it out on Google+ & Facebook with this comment: Here’s something worth sharing to talk about capacity building … Continue reading

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Another faith group weighs in: How to curb chronic homelessness? First, a home! – CSMonitor.com


Permanent supportive housing, a movement to supply homeless people with housing first and deal with their other issues second, has made big strides in reducing homelessness this decade. The evidence & support mounts up! The Christian Science Monitor supports Housing … Continue reading

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