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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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Do you want to help our homeless get “Back on Track”? | Housing for the Homeless: 14 Smart & Sensitive Solutions | WebUrbanist


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Had to share this story from a Vet! WOW- read & support any organization who makes a difference for Vets experiencing homelessness!


Here’s a Facebook post from one of our friends, Holly Minor. It was written by a new Facebook friends, Justa Vet! We feel compelled to add this comment here before you read this expose. We saw it in a newsletter … 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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An issue for Savannah to discuss too?: Boulder: Heaven for the homeless, or a town that’s short on services? – Boulder Daily Camera


Some of the recent issues surrounding the homeless have brought up a broader question of whether Boulder is a city that is friendly to the nearly 1,000 people every night who have no place to go. Opinions on the matter … Continue reading

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Here’s some great info on Housing First in New Orleans (from a conference & article): Housing First model of addressing homelessness is discussed | NOLA.com


There’s a homelessness conference going on in New Orleans on homelessness while this post is being written & one of the topics is “Housing First“! A local newspaper reporter wrote an article about how it works in New Orleans! Here’s … Continue reading

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A discussion on the Faith Community doing more to end homelessness & support the poor: Faith Leaders Blast House GOP Budget As ‘Immoral Disaster’ That ‘Robs The Poor’ | ThinkProgress


Faith Leaders Blast House GOP Budget As ‘Immoral Disaster’ That ‘Robs The Poor’ | ThinkProgress. They didn’t get the message from the faith community last time! Do we think it’ll be different this time? What do they expect from the … Continue reading

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Is this a street model for engaging the street homeless & helping to end their struggles?: Fighting homelessness in Atlantic City a constant battle for cop, social worker – pressofAtlanticCity.com: Atlantic County News


Fighting homelessness in Atlantic City a constant battle for cop, social worker – pressofAtlanticCity.com: Atlantic County News. Here are some quotes from the article that should set the tone for our outreach to the Police to find better ways to … Continue reading

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