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Top 10 Highlights of 2014 in Ending Homelessness

Joel John Roberts | Posted 02.25.2015 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

For those of us fighting to end homelessness in America, the year of 2014 gives us hope that strategic ideas and initiatives are actually working, albeit slowly. Here are our top highlights of 2014.

Rescue Missions of the Future: Speaking to the Faith Community About Housing First

Mark Horvath | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I firmly believe the faith-based community is our best chance of ending homelessness. However, we must adapt to new models and new ways of thinking, and we must embrace disruptive change to help better serve our communities.

Instead of Merely Counting, Know the Homeless By Name

Rosanne Haggerty | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Rosanne Haggerty

Solving homelessness requires a data strategy that is both large-scale enough to draw conclusions and person-specific enough to implement them.

We Can Beat Phoenix in Ending Veteran Homelessness

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

You might be wondering what I was doing at boot camp last week. Well, let me just say that this was a very special kind of boot camp. The Rapid Resul...

State Of Homelessness in America 2013 Unveiled By NAEH

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

There was a feeling of expectation in the room at the National Press Club last week as the National Alliance To End Homelessness (NAEH) unveiled its S...

Welcomed Into Their 'Homes'

Amanda Andere | Posted 05.06.2013 | DC
Amanda Andere

Our quest was to find men and women who are chronically homeless around Fairfax County. But what seemed like "deep into the woods" was really only a stone's throw from gated communities and high-end shopping centers that make up the county, one of the nation's wealthiest.

Homeless No More: Meeting Paul a Second Time

Mark Horvath | Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Paul has a serious brain injury that makes him vulnerable on the streets. In simple terms, if Paul did not get into housing his chances of surviving homeless are not so good.

Opening Doors Across America

Rosanne Haggerty | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact
Rosanne Haggerty

Joining the initiative as an Opening Doors Community will help a locality build its capacity to end and prevent homelessness faster and more efficiently.

Crunching the Numbers in the Fight to End Homelessness

Rosanne Haggerty | Posted 10.04.2011 | Impact
Rosanne Haggerty

The number of homeless people on America's streets is morally indefensible, over 600,000 on any given night. Even more startling is how little we have historically known about this population.

Permanent Homes for 100,000 Homeless Americans

Rosanne Haggerty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rosanne Haggerty

Perhaps the most surprising thing that the Campaign is demonstrating is that it often costs communities far less to do something about homelessness than to do nothing.

75 Communities Campaign to House 100,000 Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

San Diego counts itself among the many communities around the country involved in a campaign to provide 100,000 chronically homeless people with a pla...

California Will Again Consider No H8 against Homeless

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

The one result that always upsets me is the simple question, "Have you ever encountered personal violence against you since you have been on the streets?"

Housing the Most Vulnerable Saves Lives

Deborah De Santis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

We know that supportive housing works to end homelessness for people with multiple disabilities, medical problems and other barriers to housing stability.

100,000 Homes for 100,000 Vulnerable Homeless Americans by July 2013

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

The plan: 100,000 homes for 100,000 of the most vulnerable homeless Americans by July 2013. I believe it's going to happen and that Common Ground can do it!

Over Half Of Detroit Homeless Population At Risk Of Dying On City Streets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The homeless in Detroit face a dire situation. The Detroit Free Press reports, that living on the streets puts more than half of them at risk for dyin...