Category Archives: Position Statements

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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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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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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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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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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The battle in Pinnelas, Clearwater & all over the US for what the solution for chronic homelessness should be: it’s Housing First guys not upscale prison units


The question at hand is, which one of the two videos below provides a place you’d like to “Occupy”? I’ll take Pinellas Hope over Safe Harbor any day of the week, BUT the solution is Housing First, as represented in the … 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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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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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 valid pilot project for the Housing Fund in Savannah? We think YES & want to engage now on this!


Background information & coverage is voluminous in the media in San Jose & reported here & on our other Facebook posts regarding this breakthrough approach to proving the value of Housing First models to end chronic homelessness! We believe this … Continue reading

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