Category Archives: Homeless Memorial Day

Are we blaming the victim(s) in Savannah? | Filling in the Outlines of a Dickens Character, This One Real – NYTimes.com


A quote from a NYTimes movie review of “The Invisible Woman” on Christmas Day to get us started: In an unsettling scene that reflects today’s increasingly harsh blame-the-victim attitudes toward the poor and homeless, Dickens pleads for compassion toward the desperate, … Continue reading

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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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URGENT NOTICE: Possible “flashmob” event today | Homeless Persons’ Memorial WALK being organized in Savannah for today.


URGENT NOTICE: Possible “flashmob” event today! Homeless Persons’ Memorial WALK being organized in Savannah for today! . No Service put together by responsible parties so this is our response. Considering Forsyth Park Bandshell as starting point. Time maybe at 5pm or … Continue reading

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Our lingering myth in Savannah, we’re a mecca for the homeless: busted | Shattering myths about homelessness Page 1 of 2 | UTSanDiego.com


Many may believe the myth that establishing services for homeless people will cause homeless people from all around to migrate to a city. A recent study, however, found that 75 percent of homeless people are still living in the city … 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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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 appreciate the coverage, but…: Homeless organizations receive $3.5 million annual award | savannahnow.com


Homeless organizations receive $3.5 million annual award | savannahnow.com. We commented over on the Savannah Morning News article linked to above & we post that comment here too for our readers to review & comment on: This is a very … Continue reading

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Are we ready for a “O Homeless Night” mobile outreach to the homeless on the streets of Savannah, 12/21/10?


Homeless Memorial Day – 12/21/10 Salvation Army – Homeless Memorial Observance – 6pm, Salvation Army, Bee Rd Followed by a “O Homeless Night” Mobile Outreach Service to the homeless living on the streets.         We are currently … Continue reading

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Twitter / @Homeless Savannah: Savannah, GA Homeless Holi …


Homeless Holiday Luncheon – 12/21/10 Savannah, GA 12-2pm Savannah Civic Center     Savannah, GA Homeless Holiday Luncheon, 12/21/10, Tuesday, 12-2pm, Savannah Civic Center – ALL Invited – click details: http://bit.ly/edI19q — Homeless Savannah (@homelessinSavh) December 17, 2010 Twitter / … Continue reading

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Evite: Homeless Memorial Service, Savannah, GA 12/21/10 – Salvation Army, 6pm


Homeless Memorial Service Event, 12/21/10, 6pm, The Salvation Army, Bee Road, Savannah, GA View the event invitation for the Savannah Homeless Memorial Service online here.

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