Spotlight on Homelessness and related issues
This page is a compilation of ideas, articles, and service organization profiles, all stemming from GRBWI’s growing interest in the plight of the homeless, food insecure and poor in our communities.
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Homelessness is one of the issues GRBWI has earmarked for attention this year, and we're looking to get started asap.
We are interested in reducing homelessness, increasing access to affordable housing and improving the personal and living conditions of adults, children and families experiencing homelessness. If you are too, please contact us - email@example.com.
GRBWI Panel on Homelessness, with presentations by:
Cindy Sagosz, Volunteer/Advocate with St. George's by the River Episcopal Church in Rumson
Christine Love, Executive Director, Family Promise of Monmouth County
Suellen Sims, co-founder, Greater Red Bank Women's Initiative (moderator)
Susana Monteiro, Senior Development Manager, and Mark Wilcox, Outreach Worker, Covenant House
Steve Heisman, Executive Director, HABcore
Peter Boynton, Director of Shelter and CAP, Affordable Housing Alliance
New Jersey Coalition to
http://www.njceh.org/ "The Coalition is a statewide, 501(c)(3) non-profit with one goal: to eradicate homelessness in New Jersey. Toward that end, the Coalition will advocate, educate, organize and, if necessary, litigate for emergency and permanent solutions to homelessness."
HABcore is a primary service provider of permanent and affordanle housing for those who are at risk of homelessness in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.”
HABcore newsletter - https://conta.cc/2DAeXmh
Supportive Housing Reduces Homelessness—and Lowers Health Care Costs by Millions
Rand Review, June 27, 2018 Read Here
Homeless: 'It's very hard to live in NJ if you don't make a certain level of money'
Asbury Park Press, January 24, 2019 Read Here
How Land-rich, Cash-poor Faith Groups are Creating Affordable Housing
CBS NEWS November 24, 2018 Read Here
California Churches Address Housing Crisis
Amid rising homelessness, congregations are building affordable housing.
The Christian Century August 22, 2018 Read Here
There Are 2 Vacant Investor-Owned Homes for Every Homeless Person in America
GritPost January 10, 2018 Read Here
Homeless America Project
Dr. Anthony J. Barone and his wife Alexandra Barone, residents of Egg Harbor Township, have started a non-profit organization called Homeless America Project. Read Here
The Press of Atlantic City, Mar 14, 2019
These are the states where homelessness has increased and decreased the most:
Holly Yan, CNN, June 6, 2019 Read Here
Kansas City Refuses To Let Veterans Stay Homeless, Builds Them Their Own Town For Free
After two years of planning, a group of homeless veterans in Kansas City, Missouri will finally have a place to call home. The Veterans Community Project built 13 tiny homes, consisting of four family units and nine single units, all fully functional. Not only will… continue reading