Communities all over the country are anxiously awaiting federal resources from the CARES Act to begin flowing. As the Alliance has addressed inprevious blog postsâ€¯, these fundsâ€¯are desperately needed for those working to end homelessness. While they may be short of what researchers estimate weâ€¯actually needâ€¯to appropriately shelter and house everyone…Continue Reading
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The Intersection of Homelessness, Race, and the COVID-19 Crisis
This post is authored by Va Lecia Adams Kellum, Ph.D., President and CEO of St. Joseph Center in Los Angeles. On any given night in America, there are over 500,000 people who are homeless. Many suffer from chronic health conditions and have limited access to health care. This is an untenable situation,…Continue Reading
Would $1,200 Help?
You too can get the stimulus money being given out by the federal government.Continue Reading
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An Interview on homelessness worth listening to!
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Officials Clean Up the Seven Stages of Hell
Otherwise known as the outsider perimeter of C.A.S.S. In a previous article here on The Street Fairy, I talked about the encampments outside of the Central Arizona Shelter Services located on the Human Services Campus in Downtown Phoenix.Continue Reading
California’s Homeless Population is growing exponentially…..
This is one of the few articles I have read recently that points to specific actions that have caused this exponential growth. Alicia states the most obvious cause of living without a permanent shelter is the rising cost of housing and the simultaneously decreasing affordable housing units available. It is in the next paragraph though that I see as a very important and often overlooked cause of homelessness.Continue Reading