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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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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Housing First or Not?

The Street Fairy’s thoughts on a recent Canadian Study into the Housing First Model I have heard about the Housing First in San Diego a few years ago, they were beginning this model of supplying housing to homeless veterans and a few county programs first, before connecting them to any…

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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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Peace, Love, Hope Foundation

I founded the Peace Love Hope foundation because I wanted to give back to the community and help others.  I speak to people from all walks of life some of whom are in very difficult circumstances. Having been through some big struggles myself I feel like I can relate to…

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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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