Monthly Archives: April 2013

Next steps in Savannah: Housing First, another consensus building approach | The Next Step in Drug Treatment – NYTimes.com


Originally posted on Housing First for Savannah's Chronic Homeless:
We’re elated to hear this call for a change in viewpoint about the  addiction issues in this country: The country is beginning to realize that it cannot enforce or imprison…

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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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When we reject giving housing first to our homeless are we rejecting Jesus? | Is there a call for social justice to the churches & God’s people here? | Sculpture of Jesus the Homeless rejected by two prominent churches | Toronto Star


“Homeless Jesus had no home,” says the artist, Timothy Schmalz, who specializes in religious sculpture. “How ironic.” Watch the sculptor share his reaction to finding it so hard to find a home for his Jesus the Homeless piece! You see … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Housing First for Savannah's Chronic Homeless:
Why Housing First matters (It’s about People!): Please view our presentation at the end of this blog post! Chronic homelessness incurs high costs for communities because individuals experiencing homelessness are…

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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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