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In Loving Memory of “Better Believe” Steve Thomas

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

The displaced populations in most American cities have grown so much that they comprise a neighborhood separate and unique from any geographic based community.  These people who fin themselves unhoused travel the city, but depend on each other for safety, survival and family support.  Steve Thomas was the older uncle…

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We Can’t End Homelessness Without a National Response

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Homeless advocates have seen major breakthroughs during the pandemic, notably a doubling of federal homelessness spending for two years in a row. One reason why Congress has been willing to provide greater assistance is the increased visibility of homelessness during this same period. Encampments have spread to new places. Many…

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Home: Your Impact Report

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

This year our local homeless services system will serve more than 11,000 of our neighbors. Read “Home” for an update on how. Learn how neighbors have a place to call for help and what we are doing to move people from homeless to home. More Than Numbers As we release…

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MUFG Union Bank donates $10,000 in support of the Changing the Narrative Series

Monday, February 28, 2022

Pasadena, CA February 24, 2022 – As part of its Community Recovery Program, MUFG Union Bank has donated $10,000 to support the Changing the Narrative Series produced by Union Station Homeless Services. The Series educates the public about issues around homelessness and provides opportunities for the community to ask questions…

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What Congress Needs to Know From Homeless Service Providers

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Congress is in its final push to complete annual spending legislation for Fiscal Year 2022. It’s the perfect time for people who are concerned about homelessness to let Members of Congress know how important the key programs are at HUD. We’re asking you to help by emailing your Representatives and…

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Take Action for TANF recipients

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

HB4423 would support families living in extreme poverty by increasing the cash assistance families receive each month. This increase would ensure families are able to meet their basic needs including paying rent, purchasing clothing, hygiene products, and maintaining transportation. This legislation would also ensure that when a noncustodial parent pays…

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Why Homelessness Still Exists and How We Can End It

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

By Jeff Olivet, Executive Director, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Homelessness is not an individual failure. It is a societal failure. When one person—even one—dies on the street, we as a society have failed them. When one family seeking safe housing and a stable school for their children is discriminated…

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A Message from Nan Roman

Friday, February 18, 2022

I am writing today to share with you that, after many fulfilling and productive years leading the National Alliance to End Homelessness, I have decided that now is the time to hand that role over to someone new. I will continue to lead the organization until the Board has named…

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What are the Latest Insights on Vaccination for People Experiencing Homelessness?

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Omicron variant has caused a spike in COVID-19 infections during the transition to the year 2022. The CDC believes that Omicron will spread more easily than the previous variant and recommends that everyone get vaccinations and booster shots. Although many communities are seeing reductions in cases, hospitalizations, or deaths,…

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What Can We Learn About Unsheltered Homelessness?

Monday, February 14, 2022

The Alliance’s upcoming virtual conference, Ending Unsheltered Homelessness: Strategies and Policies the Work, is set to kick off this coming Wednesday, February 16. The Alliance is looking forward to learning and sharing important perspectives focused specifically on unsheltered homelessness. Here are a few areas we hope to learn more about:…

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