Category Archives: Chamber of Commerce

Want to be part of the discussion on Savannah’s Social Issues? | Savannah steps back in time | savannahnow.com


Heery, who was once homeless, said the tour not only benefits a social cause, but it also portrays information and is a learning opportunity for people about the history of social issues and how they’ve been addressed. “In an advocacy … Continue reading

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How can an art campaign cover up the design of a flawed & inhumane approach to dealing with homelessness? | Tampa art students to design Safe Harbor fundraising campaign | Tampa Bay Times


They’ve been given a HUGE challenge: A class of undergraduates at the Art Institute of Tampa has been handed challenge: Make Pinellas residents care about the homeless. They have showed so far how they (the government & community leaders, including … Continue reading

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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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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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Why is there a mystery surrounding the CSAH Charter & CoC membership guidelines? | CSAH About Us


The following is taken from the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless (CSAH) websites About Us page! We are sharing this now in order to solicit & engage in a discussion about the “Charter” for the CSAH & where the limitations … Continue reading

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A new day for the homeless authority, maybe, but much more to address before they’re on track again! | Savannah’s homeless authority balances budget, cites new day | Savannahnow.com Mobile


Today’s article in the Savannah Morning News comes after the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless (known as the CSAH & Homeless Authority) Board Meeting held yesterday, Tuesday, 2/19/2013. We were in attendance & are pleased to see this meeting reported … 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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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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