This is the third installment in a series of posts examining the link between historical racism and modern homelessness. Prior posts can be found here and here. Homelessness and incarceration are intricately linked, in myriad ways. People who are homeless are more likely to interact […]
Homelessness as we know it is at a critical turning point. There are now historic opportunities to shape the future of how the field operates: opportunities born from new strategies, funding, and energy during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as […]
Thanks once again to everyone who came to the National Conference on Ending Homelessness, and to the many more who followed the action on Twitter or watched speeches on Facebook Live. Here are my key takeaways: People working to end […]
People returning to the community from jail or prison, or those who have criminal records, often face numerous barriers to securing safe, stable, affordable housing. Housing is vital to successful reentry and for efforts to end homelessness. When homeless service providers understand how the criminal justice system works they can develop more effective partnerships and better serve people who are experiencing homelessness or those who are at risk. Watch our webinar on the topic
On Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. the Alliance is hosting a Reentry 101 webinar. Experts from the criminal justice system will cover: the basics of the criminal justice system, reentry and how they intersect with homeless service systems; typical pre-release services and discharge planning; how community supervision works, and how homeless service providers can work better with their local criminal justice and reentry providers.