Centering Black People: Moving Away from Colorblind Policies in Homelessness Systems

  • January 17, 2022
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Earl J. Edwards, Homeless Policy Researcher and Founder of EverExcel Consulting LLC Reba A. Stevens, Homelessness Policy Advocate in Los Angeles County, California The article explores how colorblind homeless policies (e.g. policies that ignore racial inequities, that fail to address […]

Looking Forward to 2022: Taking a Deeper Dive on Racial Equity and Ending Homelessness

  • January 14, 2022
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To say the least, the past couple of years have been extremely trying due to the pandemic, but each of these years we’ve aggressively striven to help meet the elevated needs of people experiencing homelessness. It also goes without saying […]

Homelessness in 2022: Five Key Questions

  • December 27, 2021
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Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, homelessness took on a greater priority in communities across the nation. Driven by the economic impacts of the pandemic, the federal government stepped forward with emergency resources to help keep people who had housing in […]

Where the Build Back Better Bill Stands for Housing Funds

  • December 21, 2021
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The bill that passed the House includes $170 billion for housing – enough for 300,000 new Housing Choice Vouchers, as well as funding for new housing development and preservation of public housing units. The Senate version being discussed includes these […]

Not One More: Honoring Those Who Died Homeless

  • December 20, 2021
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Through history and across cultures, the winter solstice has been marked by festivals, celebrations, and observations, with an eye for the warmer weather and longer days soon to come. However, for people experiencing homelessness, their allies, and those who serve […]

A Witness to What Works: How the Alliance Impacts Communities

  • December 14, 2021
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By Jenna Bolyarde, Alliance Consumer Advisory Board member. Their work has been incredibly valuable in the recognition and communication of successful problem-solving tactics to and from different communities across the U.S. From rural and suburban settings to the middle of […]

Building Back Better for Homeless Women

  • December 6, 2021
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By Suzette Shaw, Skid Row resident and Alliance Consumer Advisory Board member. What does “Build Back Better” mean for women who are being displaced into poverty and experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles? I have witnessed firsthand the systemic barriers that […]

What Happened After Congress Invested in Emergency Housing Vouchers: A Survey of Homeless Services Providers

  • December 2, 2021
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Written by: Joy Moses Additional Contributors: Jackie Gardner and Julie Pagaduan The most recent legislation, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), became law in March 2021 and included $5 billion in new investments for Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs), targeting people […]

Be A Part of the Movement to End Homelessness

  • November 29, 2021
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The number of people experiencing homelessness increased in January 2020 for the fourth year in a row, as did the number of unsheltered people and people chronically experiencing homelessness. The nation’s homeless response systems have spent decades developing a comprehensive […]

This Thanksgiving, Your Impact on Homelessness is the Reason We’re Thankful

  • November 24, 2021
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This holiday season, our appreciation for you, our supporters, is deeper than ever. For over a year and a half now, the country, the world, and critically, people experiencing or at risk of homelessness have existed in a state of […]