Category Archives: Family Homelessness

This is what it takes folks to get Housing First working in a City | New Orleans director of homelessness to step down for job with Make It Right Foundation | NOLA.com


First we want to share some quotes from the linked article so that we can share what we feel it takes to get it right & get everyone working in Savannah toward Housing First! “Stacy greatly accelerated the city’s work … Continue reading

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Container housing & other innovative approaches to housing for the homeless & others | Urgent Architecture: 40 Sustainable Housing Solutions for a Changing World: Bridgette Meinhold: 9780393733587: Amazon.com: Books


Container housing & other approaches we’re considering get coverage in this new book! Here is a book with great examples of new housing approaches! Container housing is in here too!! But what we like the most is that the lead-in … Continue reading

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Ending Homelessness in Savannah, What’s in it for YOU | Ignoring the homeless costs more in the long run


No matter what your viewpoint is on taking care of the homeless we like to meet people where they are in their walk. So, if you’re into helping the homeless because of social justice considerations, your faith tells you to … 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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An Open Letter to Savannah’s Faith, Business, City & Neighborhood Communities: Are we ready to frame chronic homelessness as a public health issue?


You see, from Nashville’s recent Registry Week (see more at their How’s Nashville campaign website) we have seen how being real about the vulnerability to life surveys can show & help make us focus on the actual public health aspects … Continue reading

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Are you ready to: Change Someone’s Life | TOGETHER. SHAPING THE FUTURE. ONE JOB AT A TIME.


TOGETHER. SHAPING THE FUTURE. ONE JOB AT A TIME. ONE JOB AT A TIME. (From Jesus Was Homeless, Jobs for Life program) What is a champion and what role does a champion play? A champion is a volunteer mentor who … Continue reading

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Looking at a new model for Housing the Homeless in Savannah (with a focus from the faith community equal to the Moore OK response)! | Larry Rice Offers Land to St. Louis County for Homeless Shelter « CBS St. Louis


We’re pretty sure this isn’t the first example of the faith community engaging with a government to fulfill its desires to move ahead on some stalled plans (for building new shelters) for housing the homeless, but it serves as a … Continue reading

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New options are available, however we MUST ask: Will we make the 2015 “deadline” (goal) to end veterans & chronic homelessness. women too, in Savannah? | HUD & VA TEAM UP TO PROVIDE PERMANENT HOMES TO 9,000 HOMELESS VETS | RealEstateRama


Ominous question isn’t it? Answer is – YES, we CAN, IF… (read below to see a new approach to housing – beyond container housing models… – our next step in Housing First) Yes, President Obama, through his USICH & Opening … Continue reading

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Seeking support for attending the NAEH 2013 Conference, July 22-24, Washington, DC


We’re trying to put together an entire trip to the conference of the 2013 National Alliance to End Homelessness! Travel & accommodations can take several forms – train, plane, bus or car! Depending on which approach donors can support with funds, donations … 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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