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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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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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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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Homelessness in Savannah, a Learning Experience: Housing First


This brochure describes the 100K Homes Campaign & shares the communities who have been targeted for campaigns & those who have committed to an active campaign to date (as of 4/2011). Current information is available on the 100,000 Homes Campaign … Continue reading

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