Category Archives: Social Media

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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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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Homeless Entrepreneurs find a way to move out of their homelessness, start business in a shelter!: Rosenblum: A new business grows in an unlikely place | StarTribune.com


Rosenblum: A new business grows in an unlikely place | StarTribune.com. Now here’s how a homeless entrepreneur quickly gets a business launched, on his way to getting housed with an income that can sustain himself! He actually launched this business … 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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Announcement: A series on homeless living in a shelter, please follow: Faces of Homelessness: A Night at the Shelter – Burke, VA Patch


This series (from Fairfax, VA) seems worth following! We need to understand the shelter system & match our (Savannah’s) approaches to those of others & do a gap analysis! More is coming with models we’ve found that take the shelter … Continue reading

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How to allocate inventory in a Housing First Model, some thoughts: Who’s more vulnerable? Index guides housing plan


Here’s an article we just found from about 2 years ago where Portland was dealing with the issue of “… who should get 130 apartments”! This seems worth reading as we look in Savannah to figure out why we should be … 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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Great find for our Homelessness Revealed Board: “Finding Grace: The Face of America’s Homeless”


Source: findinggracehomeless.org via Marvin on Pinterest This should give us all some visualizations & stories to read that will tear at our heartstrings! Support this effort to share the revelation of what homelessness is for individuals – it’s not just … Continue reading

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