FTEH Blog: Homelessness Ends Here
05/30/12 Author: admin
By Susan Lampley, City of Atlanta
In January 2012, Mayor Kasim Reed launched an initiative to dramatically reduce street homelessness in Atlanta. As leader of this new effort, I was immediately struck by the question: “Do we strive to build bigger and better programs, more housing, better services, or is there another way to get ahead of the curve?”
05/22/12 Author: admin
By David Wertheimer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
If we are to end homelessness in America, our mainstream systems serving a range of vulnerable populations must collaborate closely with our housing and homeless systems.
05/16/12 Author: admin
By Anne Miskey, Funders Together
Anne Miskey, executive director of Funders Together, takes readers on a site visit to LA’s Skid Row.
05/08/12 Author: admin
By Melissa Young, National Transitional Jobs Network
More than 300 people from 33 states gathered at the National Transitional Jobs Network (NTJN) Conference last month to discuss best practices in employment solutions for individuals facing employment barriers―including those experiencing or at risk for homelessness.
05/03/12 Author: admin
By Ann Woodward, Melville Charitable Trust
Local philanthropy is helping to develop and implement a new statewide plan to end homelessness in Connecticut. Early “wins” in the campaign include new public investments in affordable and supportive housing in the state.