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Help Is On The Way! The American Rescue Plan Act Becomes Law

Last week, as the Alliance was wrapping up its virtual conference on ending homelessness, the federal government responded to the health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic with a massive, $1.9 trillion relief bill. The new law, the American […]

Homelessness and Black History: Poverty and Income

This is the fourth installment in a series of posts examining the historic roots of homelessness and African Americans. Prior posts can be found here, here, and here.  Both poverty and income strongly correlate with race in the United States. Among all racial groups, Black Americans are […]

Making Black History: Tamika Jones

As Black History Month comes to a close, it’s important for all homeless service systems, leaders, and providers to remember that Black history and its legacy should be remembered at all points of the year –  especially how Black leaders and advocates contribute the mission to end homelessness.   This work often comes with challenges related to race and […]

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