Outreach Homeless Urban Encampment

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.

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StreetLights StreetPaper

It’s All About Timing

My mom always tells me that there is a good reason when I don’t get what I want. I am going to trust her on this. I didn’t make the fundraising goal by the deadline I created. This doesn’t mean anything bad is going to happen, there are no negative…

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I See You…..

I forgot my keys at home the other day because there were workers in my apartment when I left, so I didn’t have to lock the door, so I didn’t realize I didn’t have them. Unfortunately, when I returned, it was after 6pm and the office was closed, it was…

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Protesters March for Decriminalization of Homelessness

Phoenix Still Criminalizes Homelessness

About 30 demonstrators gathered at Margaret T. Hance Park Wednesday in downtown Phoenix to urge city leaders to adopt legislation to decriminalize urban camping. Demonstrators organized by advocacy group Fund for Empowerment marched down Central Avenue and back toward the park, chanting and carrying signs that read “Mayor Kate Gallego,…

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Julian Apodaca

Julian’s-Recovery Story

Hello my name is Julian Apodaca and I am a recovering alcoholic for over 7 years and an ex opiate addict of 4 years. I am diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder and PTSD.  I suffer from PTSD after being shot in the chest at point blank range at the age of…

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2020 StandDown for Vets

Standown for Vets is next week. Per our generous site host, the Arizona State Fair, you may not walk or drive in to the Fairgrounds until Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 6:00AM.There will be courts to handle legal issues and dental services so get in line early. A StandDown event…

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Pets of the Homeless

Yes, Many homeless have pets and although housed people may have a negative opinion about this, there are still Homeless Pets out there. Check out this article to see how you might be able to help or just learn a little bit more about why there are homeless pets in…

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Why Am I Here?

Today’s Motivation from Les Brown at Facebook. There are moments when you may wonder, “Why am I here?” “Is it really worth it?” Will the problems and challenges ever end?” Superficial answers just won’t do. During those moments, you must turn within to find real answers, true meaning, and your purpose…

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