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Opinion: Criminalizing Homelessness is a National Epidemic

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

By Andrew Fraieli Homelessness is not a choice. People do not choose or generally plan, to lose their home or source of income. People do not choose to rely on public property as a place to sleep at night, they do not choose to have the sidewalk as their living…

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Message from the Board

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Unfortunately, Picture the Homeless has had to close our doors for a few days for liability purposes. The board regrets having had to make this decision. We are aiming to…

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CCH Statement: Mayor’s budget adds significant new resources for combatting homelessness, but dedicated revenue still needed

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Mayor Lightfoot’s 2022 budget proposal unveiled on September 20  provides significant new resources to address homelessness. The new funding is included in her Chicago Recovery Plan which allocates the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund dollars included in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This initial investment is proof that organizing works. CCH and its partners Right to Recovery, Bring Chicago Home, and the Chicago Continuum of…

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The Pain Scale

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ever since my ex-wife hit the gas on her Subaru and hauled off 337 lbs in sum and 38 cumulative years of warm-bodied, properly-reared children, whose stake I might very well have laid equal claim to, had I qwelled fast enough the overly-intelligent, premium Jack of Ass who takes up…

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Legislative Update: Homelessness in Congress’ Reconciliation Bill

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

This week is extremely important for federal legislation and homelessness: it could be the week that the House votes on a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that includes significant investments in low-income housing and supportive housing services.  The House Financial Services Committee has approved investments of $90 billion for permanent…

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National Coalition for Housing Justice Statement on Policing- and Punishment-based Approaches: A Really Expensive Way to Make Homelessness Worse

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) is aligned behind seeking housing justice in order to end homelessness, including youth homelessness. The national organizations that make up the NCHJ represent advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness.  Today, the coalition released the following statement, condemning the ongoing use of law enforcement…

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Live Music and Dancing Return For a Roarin’ Good Time

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

With musical styles from Jazz to Classic Rock, Gerry Rothchild Band promises a night for all musical tastes this year’s Evening for the Station event and silent auction. Encouraging guests back onto the dance floor while adding to the evening’s entertainment, dance intermissions will feature a dance troop leading guests in…

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The Upstate Homeless Training Resource System

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

By: Kimberly Johnson The Upstate Homeless Training Resource System is a collaboration between the Professional Development Program (PDP), Rockefeller College, University at Albany, SUNY, and the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. This project aims to reduce time individuals spend experiencing homelessness by providing trainings for homeless services providers….

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End of the CDC Eviction Moratorium is an Emergency that must be Addressed!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

“The homeless social service sector cannot accommodate any more people during this national health emergency with rising levels of COVID-19 in many communities,” said NCH executive director Donald Whitehead.   The post End of the CDC Eviction Moratorium is an Emergency that must be Addressed! appeared first on National Coalition for…

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