Monthly Archives: April 2012

Old structures CAN be re-purposed to end chronic homelessness!: Rosanne Haggerty, pioneer in supportive housing, moves into social innovation. – Courant.com


Here’s a great article about Common Ground & a project to reuse older facilities for housing the homeless! Wow, can we find a few structures in Savannah for a project like this? Our answer is YES we can! We just … Continue reading

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Should we be creating an Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness in Savannah?


We have been thinking about how to engage the faith community in Savannah on the moral & social issue of homelessness. In our research we came across a few models we are looking into. Here is one we are sharing … 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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Savannah needs to consider: Alternatives to Criminalization | Issue | United States Interagency Council on Homelessness USICH


Thanks United States Interagency Council on Homelessness for promoting this research & challenging us to get our communities to look for alternatives! Criminalizing homelessness is NOT the compassionate or reasonable thing to do in our communities. Solutions ARE available! Promote them in … Continue reading

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