Monthly Archives: February 2012

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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Great find for our Homelessness Revealed Board: “Finding Grace: The Face of America’s Homeless”


Source: findinggracehomeless.org via Marvin on Pinterest This should give us all some visualizations & stories to read that will tear at our heartstrings! Support this effort to share the revelation of what homelessness is for individuals – it’s not just … Continue reading

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Homelessness Revealed – our collection of thought provoking images launched on Pinterest


We saw this image today & posted about it, shared it & got inspired to share more of these images when we find them or you share them with us! If you’d like to comment on them please do so … 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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Did it make a difference in somebody’s addiction recovery process? How stats can show possible outcomes on a blog!


Amazing discovery this morning! Looking at our blog stats find out there was a search (“how we make the heroin“) that linked to a story we did on the Secret Santa addiction recovery story titled “How do we get addiction … Continue reading

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The right perspective on the “safety net” issue so eloquently presented by Mitt Romney: Response by Joel John Roberts: Doctors Want to Prescribe Social Services as Good Medicine


Thanks Mitt! It’s on the table now & we’ve posted & tagged ALL the political campaigns here: Doctors Want to Prescribe Social Services as Good Medicinehttp://huff.to/AB7a6B via @huffingtonpost GR8 “safety net” read #mittromney Mitt Romney, NO to Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Rick Santorum for … 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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Why Everybody is Obsessed with Housing First: A Primer – thanks to Housing 1000


Originally posted on Housing 1000 Official Blog:
What’s the big deal with Housing First? Image via Wikipedia The traditional approach to homelessness has been almost to treat it like a disease—treat the patient first, in an environment reserved for other afflicted…

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Why not here in Savannah we MUST ask?: New Project Aims to Provide Permanent Housing for Homeless – Scoop San Diego: Local News: homelessness, socioeconomics, social issues, homelessness in the united states,


New Project Aims to Provide Permanent Housing for Homeless – Scoop San Diego: Local News: homelessness, socioeconomics, social issues, homelessness in the united states,. Wow, look what happens when the community comes together to end homelessness! Another model for review … Continue reading

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