Tag Archives: Savannah

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 view of homelessness in Savannah on World Homelessness Day 2013


Homelessness needs our attention more than one day a year, October 10, but let’s start today looking for solutions to house our homeless, Housing First is THE Solution (http://youtu.be/yAslJ9hZJD8)

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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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Asking a few questions, building solutions: City, police remove trash pile near homeless camp – WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports


Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say homeless people who are living under the Truman Parkway have been piling up trash for at least five years — and it started to become a health hazard. While there is no question that this was … Continue reading

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Savannah needs to consider: Alternatives to Criminalization | Issue | United States Interagency Council on Homelessness USICH


Thanks United States Interagency Council on Homelessness for promoting this research & challenging us to get our communities to look for alternatives! Criminalizing homelessness is NOT the compassionate or reasonable thing to do in our communities. Solutions ARE available! Promote them in … 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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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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The Holiday Season: A time for reflection, volunteering and giving, a contributed post


When the holidays come around, there’s always a feeling of home, family and love that pervades throughout the winter season, especially in an area like Savannah. Here in the city, where culture and home is of such importance, the holiday … Continue reading

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Follow-up & More on Supporting “Housing First” Models to End Chronic Homelessness in Savannah, GA: Question for All Political Campaigns in Savannah, GA, 2011 Elections


We offer this follow-up specifically at Thanksgiving time because we all must take time to think about what we are thankful for! Our homes, families, the feast we are going to have tomorrow are all very valid things to be … Continue reading

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Call to all Savannah Medical Schools & Health Care Educational Programs: We need MORE –> Street Medicine: Making House Calls to People Without Homes | haRdLy NOrMal


Street Medicine: Making House Calls to People Without Homes | haRdLy NOrMal. We need more attention to the needs for & improved outcomes from Street Medicine in Savannah GA! It is part of the need to get a Housing First … Continue reading

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