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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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Mainstream media misses the issue, advocates disappointed: Tampa passes new ordinances on homeless despite protests – National Social Issues | Examiner.com


Another one bites the dust, criminalization of homelessness happened again in another Florida community! Tampa held it’s second reading & comment period on July 18, 2013 & the local advocates & homeless were seen but bot heard by the media! … 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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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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What about Savannah’s Super Bowl, St. Patrick’s Day 2012: Officials wont relocate homeless during Super Bowl | The Indianapolis Star | indystar.com


Officials wont relocate homeless during Super Bowl | The Indianapolis Star | indystar.com. The local homeless service provider organization in Indianapolis seems to be on top of this issue too with a Note posted as well here (http://on.fb.me/zFD7ch)! We MUST … Continue reading

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NIMBY NOT at work in Charlotte – can Savannah be far behind?: The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Nonprofits in Charlotte NC Find Homeless Families Homes in Middle-Class Neighborhoods


The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Nonprofits in Charlotte NC Find Homeless Families Homes in Middle-Class Neighborhoods. Here’s a solution for Family Homelessness – who in Savannah can step up to this one! This seems like a “Housing Fund” that … Continue reading

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More collaboration needed Mrs Mayor: Seized shirts, sheets will help Savannah’s needy | savannahnow.com


Thanks Mayor Edna Jackson for recognizing the opportunity for collaboration in the community to address homelessness & bringing dignity to the homeless or recently housed! We have a huge example of an opportunity for even more significant collaboration that seems … Continue reading

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Is Savannah’s focus on ending chronic homelessness changing too?: City changes it’s homelessness strategy, and no one notices « The Dreamer Propulsion Project


City changes it’s homelessness strategy, and no one notices « The Dreamer Propulsion Project. We are likewise promoting this approach to ending chronic homelessness as we call it within our City Council & with our newly elected Mayor, Edna Jackson for … 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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