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USICH Opening Doors

Deborah De Santis | Posted 06.25.2016 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

When launched in 2010, Opening Doors was more than a blueprint for effective federal, state and local partnerships to end homelessness; it motivated all of us - inside and outside of government - to work harder, together, to address the needs of our most vulnerable people

Saki Knafo

Should Homeless People Be Sheltered Or Diverted? Obama Budget Renews Debate | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Every night, homeless shelters across the country turn away thousands of people seeking beds -- and not just because they're full, though they often a...

Stimulus Funds For Fighting Homelessness Almost Out: Now What?

Nan Roman | Posted 11.30.2011 | Impact
Nan Roman

While the worst of homelessness increases have so far been avoided, we cannot rely on this trend to continue. Stimulus funds for preventing and ending homelessness are nearly gone.

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.

The Federal Strategic Plan To End Homelessness: Turning the Plan into Action

Nan Roman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nan Roman

On June 22, the federal government released the first-ever, comprehensive federal plan to reduce the number of homeless people to zero. According to President Obama, "...ending homelessness in America must be a national priority."