Monthly Archives: January 2013

Presenting Homelessness to Chatham Youth Commission


Modeled after the presentation given at the Exploratory Meeting for the Savannah Area Interfaith Taskforce on Ending Homelessness (on 1/17/2013) we set another youth group on their path to understanding homelessness & how it affects our community, even students unknown … Continue reading

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We support getting to know our homeless by name! | National Alliance to End Homelessness: Making Your PIT Count More Useful to Local Providers


We can’t end homelessness without knowing every person on our streets by name and learning what services, subsidies and supports will help them access and maintain permanent housing. Federal aggregate data is important to help us accurately identify the national … Continue reading

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No we need innovation, radical change, not a bandaid: Homeless authority: Mend it, don’t end it | savannahnow.com


A civilized and humane society doesn’t look the other way. Yet public and private funds available to help homeless people are limited. Plus, this population is tough to serve. It includes people suffering from mental illnesses and addiction, along with … Continue reading

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2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,500 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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What Our Community Should Demand to Know about the Homeless Authority (CSAH) [being in disarray] & Homelessness in Savannah


Our Community Should Demand to Know: What we’re doing to house our chronic homeless Why Housing First isn’t a model any of our existing CoC (CSAH) members are supporting What type of Housing First project we would support as a … Continue reading

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